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.