How the Children’s Hospital is Revolutionizing Health Care with Food

Dr. Mark Gilger, pediatrician-in-chief of the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio (CHofSA) walked into one of the country’s leading children’s hospitals and straight into a McDonald’s fast food restaurant. Most of us are happy to indulge in a Big Mac from time to time, but “super size me” is the opposite message we want to give to hospital attendees in a county where 13% of the population has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and 30% of high school students are classified as obese. “Not in my hospital,” Dr. Gilger said.

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