Health Care Professionals

To refer a child to Brenner FIT, please complete and fax the Brenner FIT Physician Referral Form or complete referral form in Epic.

The Brenner FIT Program provides treatment for children ages 2 to 18 with a BMI greater than or equal to the 95th percentile for age and gender and one of the following weight-related co-morbidities: 

- Hypercholesterolemia - Sleep apnea
- Dyslipidemia - Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Hyperlipidemia  - Blount’s Disease
- Hypertriglyceridemia  - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)
- Type 2 Diabetes  - Pseudotumor cerebri
- Pre-diabetes  - Acanthosis Nigricans
- Elevated liver function tests  - Asthma
- Fatty liver disease - Hypertension: secondary to obesity

 *If your patient has a BMI ≥ 99% for age and sex, we will see them regardless of co-morbidities. Please order fasting labs prior to referral.

Use this link for help in calculating BMI percentiles in children.



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