News & Updates – At the Doctor
LiveWell Greenville recieves $8,000 grant to support work with local pediatric health care providers
Eat Smart Move More South Carolina, a state-wide organization that supports local action to improve the health of South Carolinians, awarded $8,000 to LiveWell Greenville to support its work with local pediatric health care providers to standardize BMI screening practices, providing training on Motivational Interviewing and offering local referral information. These activities are intended to assist pediatric health care providers in supporting patients and their families in making lifestyle changes needed to reduce overweight and obesity and maintain a healthy weight. A pilot phase of the project will take place in the first quarter of 2011.