Strength Training for Teens
Is working out with weights safe for teens? The best way to build muscle tone and definition is to combine aerobic and flexibility exercises with the right kind of strength training.
Therapy and Weight Management for Teens
Losing weight can feel like a challenge, no matter how much we want it. It can sometimes seem like our minds are working against us. That's where weight-management counselors can help.
Get Healthy . . . Stay Healthy for Teens
This section has tips on eating right, keeping fit, and staying at a healthy weight.
Find out what the experts have to say.
What's the Right Weight for My Height? for Teens
One of the biggest questions guys and girls have is whether they're the right weight. Because the body is growing and changing so much during adolescence, it can be tough to answer this question.
Diabetes Center for Kids for Kids
If you don't know much about diabetes, this is the place to go.
About Overweight and Obesity for Teens
We use the words "oveweight" and "obese" a lot, but they actually have medical meanings. Find out how doctors diagnose these conditions and what they mean for a person's health.
Treating Type 2 Diabetes for Parents
Kids who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes follow a diabetes care plan to help them manage the condition and stay healthy and active.
Insulin Resistance for Parents
Insulin resistance happens when the body does not respond properly to insulin. It can can raise a child's risk for type 2 diabetes and other health problems.
Get Fit for Teens
The basics on fitness and weight loss, including answers to some common questions.