Dr. Beth Braun has been working with family wellness and diabetes care for over 20 years. She has helped thousands of patients get to the root of their behavioral issues related to food, self-care, eating, weight and diabetes. Dr Braun started her career working at weight loss camps and Jenny Craig weight loss Centers. After seeing the need for a healthy weight loss program went to work for KidShape and is still with the program 20 years later while it has grown into a nationwide program. KidShape is a family based wellness program teaching nutrition. behavior modification, exercise and parenting. Dr. Braun and KidShape have been featured on Oprah, ABC's Fat Like Me documentary, CBS Evening News, Newsweek Magazine and many more discussing the epidemiv of Pediatric Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes.
As part of her doctoral training, Beth has worked in both the Beverly Hills school system and the Los Angeles School District for special needs students and those dealing with behavioral issues. She has run early intervention groups and assisted many high schoo student prepare to graduate and move on to the next stage of life. With over 20 years in private practice Dr. Braun helps clients reach their prime in wellness. Whether dealing with weight issues, food addiction or diabetes burnout, she helps patients with small weekly changes until they feel comfortable working on their own. Faced with Type 1 diabetes herself, she has a greater undertanding of the emotional and phyical aspects of the illness. Dr Braun works closely with CHLA, Cedars and JDRF helping with support groups and patient education.