A child is eligible to join Healthy Hawks when his or her body mass index (BMI) reaches the 85th percentile. A BMI at or above the 85th percentile puts your child at risk several health problems. Your pediatrician will begin to monitor your child each month, and you will receive information to help your child live a healthier lifestyle.
• Call 913-588-6300 for an appointment with a KU pediatrician.
Print out these handouts to take to your chlid's pediatrician to get the discussion going.
At the Healthy Hawks clinic in Prairie Village, a team of specialists will work with you and your child to address issues of weight and general health specific to your family. The monthly visits provide an opportunity for your child to receive individualized attention, while our staff will provide you with information to help your child live a healthier lifestyle.• Call 913-588-6300 for an appointment
Group meetings, held weekly at KU Medical Center, provide families with support, education and physical activity.
About the program:
How it works:
For more information and/or to sign up: