Female Athlete Triad

Lindsey Remmers (Sports Dietitian): Helped Athlete Overcome Eating Disorder

In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam has asked 30 experts to write a blog answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year.

Today, we hear from sports nutritionist Lindsey Remmers.

By Lindsey Remmers MS, RD, CSSD, LMNT

A sports dietitian in the athletic department of a leading NCAA Division 1 university talks about how she helped a college athlete overcome an eating disorder and achieve a personal best in her sport.

Kemi Oguntala (Pediatrician): Impacts Lives of Teen Athletes In Many Ways

In recognition of April as National Youth Sports Safety Month, MomsTeam has asked 30 experts to write a blog answering two questions: first, how or why did they get into their field, and second, how have they made a difference in the life of a youth athlete in the past year.

Today, we hear from Kemi Oguntala, MD, a pediatric and adolescent medicine physician at a teen clinic in South San Francisco, California.

 

By Kemi Oguntala, MD

How did I get into my field?

I'm a pediatrician with extra training in adolescent medicine.  I run a busy teen clinic in the Bay Area, where I'm called Dr. O, the Teen Doc.

A pediatrician who runs a teen clinic in the San Francisco Bay area talks about how she is able to help so many adolescent athletes, including those with eating disorders suggesting a diagnosis of the female athlete triad.
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