Marci Serota, RDN, is a specialist in the areas of hypothalamic and childhood obesity.
She is a speaker, author and consultant for medical professionals treating these issues and for parents and caregivers working to manage these conditions.
Book: Hungry For Solutions
For parents, caregivers and patients managing hypothalamic and/or obesity and medical professionals treating the condition.
Childhood obesity is one of the most dire issues affecting America today. In this fast-paced, consumerist society, people are bombarded daily with food options that are fast, easy, processed, and entirely too accessible. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Marci Serota has strong opinions about the food available to our youth today, and the expertise to circumvent these obstacles when it comes to raising her own children. But nothing could have prepared her for a nearly fatal diagnosis of Hypothalamic Obesity in her young son a condition that causes the patient to always feel hungry, and often, to eat themselves sick. With immense strength, love, and sacrifice, Marci stood by her son as they both struggled to get him to his now healthy weight. She provides this instructive and inspiring text full of tips, recipes, and advice to parents around the world struggling with similar diagnoses in their children, and for anyone trying to promote a healthy lifestyle for their family.
endocrineweb Article: Would You Recognize and Know How to Treat Hypothalamic Obesity?
For professionals treating hypothlamic obesity in children.
How did I become an expert in hypothalamic obesity? The simple answer….my child developed it. I had beencounseling clients on weight management for 11 years when my three-year old son was diagnosed with a craniopharyngioma and then experienced rapid weight gain, leading to obesity, shortly after surgical resection of the tumor.