Brenner FIT

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The Brenner FIT Program at Brenner Children’s Hospital is one of the most comprehensive pediatric weight management programs in the country. Founded on the principles of behavior change and family-centered care, Brenner FIT aims to help families make lasting lifestyle changes in North Carolina and beyond.

Brenner FIT is a multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals providing research-based care of children and families with weight concerns. The program is made up of pediatricians, behavioral counselors, dietitians, physical therapists, social workers, and activity specialists. Together, they guide families to a healthier life.

Brenner FIT is here to help all families who are seeking a healthier lifestyle. Our outpatient clinic is available by referral to both English and Spanish speaking families. Our group training is free and available to all members of the community.  Please explore our website and discover the many ways that Brenner FIT can help your family and community become healthy for life. 

At Brenner FIT, we are driven to provide comprehensive pediatric obesity care that exceeds expectations. Through evidence-based family-centered care, translational research and experiential education, we will continue to empower families, build community capacity and evoke positive change in child and family health.
At Brenner FIT, we take a comprehensive and transformative approach to pediatric obesity, providing uniquely tailored care to each family, and guiding them toward a lifetime of better health. Through our approach and our passion, we aim to redefine pediatric obesity care, setting new standards in treatment, research, education and community outreach.  


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Brenner News and Highlights 

Brenner Children’s Hospital Again Ranked among Best in Country by U.S. News & World Report

For the second straight year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital, the pediatric arm of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, among the best children’s hospitals in the country.


Head Hits Can Be Reduced in Youth Football; Study Shows Limiting Contact in Practice Makes Difference

Less contact during practice could mean a lot less exposure to head injuries for young football players, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Virginia Tech.


Ranked in 12 Medical Specialties, Wake Forest Baptist is among the Nation’s Best Hospitals According to U.S. News & World Report

For the 21st consecutive year, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is listed among the best hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The online magazine released its annual national ranking of the country’s premier hospitals, earlier today.


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