Objectives: The purpose of this presentation is to describe a comprehensive evaluation undertaken to study the feasibility of Fitwits MD, an intervention designed to assist primary care physicians to increase health fluency and affect wellness choices of children and their families. Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic but there are few if any successful interventions to alter the course of childhood obesity. The intervention was created through the use of participatory design.
Abatemarco, PhD, MSW, Diane J.; McGaffey, MD, Ann; Jewell, MSHyg, Ilene Katz; Fidler, MD, Susan K.; and Hughes, MFA, Kristin, "Fitwits MD: An intervention to prevent childhood obesity" (2010). College of Population Health Lectures, Presentations, Workshops. Paper 11.