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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 18 percent of US children ages 6 to 11 are obese. This is a serious statistic with immediate and long-term health effects for our children including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and bone and joint problems.

Virtua’s mission is to help our community be well, get well and stay well, and that includes our kids. That’s why Virtua offers a variety of services to help kids exercise more and eat better.

Services include:
  • Private nutrition counseling
    Virtua Out-patient Registered Dietitians provide counseling for pediatric patients’ (ages 12 months and above) medical nutritional needs. Families learn together to make healthy nutrition choices. Services are available for many medical diagnoses including:
    Food allergies Abnormal Weight Loss/Gain
    Celiac diseas Failure to Thrive
    Weight management High Cholesterol
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome Nutrition Deficiency

    Appointments are available at our facilities in Camden, Voorhees, Moorestown and Washington Township.

  • Nutrition and exercise programs at Virtua’s Centers for HealthFitness
  • Weight-loss surgery 

Finally, for the student athlete who wants to hone his or her skills, Virtua offers the Center for Athletic Performance.

Before you make an appointment
Virtua accepts assignment for most insurance providers for nutrition services; however, some plans may not cover this service. Please check with your insurance carrier. A fee-for-service discount will apply if you do not have insurance coverage.

For more information on Virtua’s weight management services, call 1-888-Virtua-3.