Treatment for children, adolescents and young adults with High Cholesterol, Overweight, Obesity, PCOS and
Metabolic Syndrome. Treatment includes evaluation of family history, diet and physical activity and medical conditions.
Healthy food choices and physical activity are the cornerstone of treatment. Supplements and medication are
prescribed in a stepwise fashion depend on the results of the primary treatment.
Evaluation of children with a parent with an early Heart Attack, Stroke or other cardiovascular disease.
Evaluation and treatment focused on prevention of heart disease
Enrollment of appropriate patients in clinical trials of newer treatments as they become available.
Dr Jacobson has been a lead investigator in 10 clinical trials of diet and/or medication for high cholesterol and obesity.
Resources for Parents and Practitioners
Parent's Guide to Children's Body Mass Index (BMI)