Live Light Live Right Pediatric Obesity Clinic at Brookdale Hospital

by Leah Butz
Live Light Live Right Pediatric Obesity Clinic at Brookdale Hospital
One Brookdale Plaza
Address Line 2
Room 300
Phone Number
(718) 240-5857
Director, Manager or CEO
Sarita Dhuper
Community members served per month
Year Started
Major Funders
Individual donations and corporate partnerships; major funder is the Robinhood Foundation
Latest Projects
In June 2016, Live Light Live Right hosted its inaugural annual conference on "The Healing Power of Food," with lecturers, a panel discussion, and a dozen vendors. The day-long event aimed to change the way the people of the Brownsville and East New York sections of Brooklyn approach nutrition, and to generate a community-wide dialogue about food justice, food security and the importance of food for health in general.
Interesting Fact
Of Live Light participants, 50% have lowered blood pressure, and insulin, cholesterol and triglyceride levels; 70% have decreased relative body mass index scores; and 40% have shown normalization of cardio-metabolic risk factors.
Areas Served
Core Programs
Obesity clinic, medical treatment, nutritional and behavioral counseling, mental health services, care coordination and support groups, physical fitness and exercise program, specialized summer camp, physician education, community education
Major Issues
Chronic Disease (e.g., Diabetes), Nutrition Education (Children/Youth), Overweight/Obesity
Frequently used hashtags
#livelightright, #livelightliveright, #LLLR, #TipOfTheDday, #urbangardening, #nutrition#obesity, #overweight, #asthma, KiddoSnacks, #BrookdaleHospital, #childhoodobesity, #health
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