This headline caught my eye not so long ago. It appeared in the New York Times on Aug 9, 2015. I find trends like this disturbing in terms of what the public learns about weight management. As a marathon runner, … Continue reading
Welcome to All Year Active Kids Blog
I am a pediatrician who cares for children and families who struggle to achieve their ideal, healthy weight. It has been my honor to do that for the past ten years.
My goal with this blog is to share my experiences and insights with you, always based on up to date references. My experience is based on 27 years as a pediatrician and 10 years of running a pediatric weigh clinic in Calgary.
I also live by example in that I run every day of my life and will be closing in soon on doing my 100th marathon. I am the father of four children between ages 9 and17 and thus understand the challenges of parenting.
Welcome to this site and may it become a useful resource to you and families who may benefit from putting it to use.
Many families who struggle with losing weight get to a point where they feel stuck; whatever they have heard before does not work anymore. They walk their dog, park the car far from the mall’s entrance, take the stairs, eat … Continue reading