Health Care Professionals

To refer a child to Brenner FIT, please complete and fax the Brenner FIT Physician Referral Form 2014 (.pdf)

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.

To keep our wait list as short as possible, please make sure families are motivated to make a change and are interested in joining Brenner FIT. Please call or e-mail with any questions you or your office may have.


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