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December 26, 2019

REACH Lab looking for children ages 8-12 and one parent/caregiver for behavioral treatment for childhood obesity

The Research of Eating and Activity for Child Health, REACH Lab is looking for children with overweight/obesity ages 8-12 and one parent/caregiver to participate in an acceptance-based behavioral treatment for childhood obesity. The treatment will consist of 1.5 hour weekly evening group meetings for 4.5 months. Treatment will incorporate changes in diet and physical activity through educational, interactive sessions on living a healthy lifestyle and behavioral support for reaching goals. Compensation up to $90. For more information or to see if you are eligible contact the REACH Lab at 205-209-0729 or reachlab@peds.uab.edu.