Can Diabetes Be Prevented? for Teens
The things you do now could help prevent diabetes later, depending on the type of diabetes. Here's the scoop on diabetes prevention.
What Is Type 2 Diabetes? for Teens
Teens with type 2 diabetes have to pay close attention to what they eat and do.
Diabetes Basics for Teens for Teens
Diabetes can seem complicated at first. This section has the information you need to understand the condition.
A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people are severely overweight, it can cause health problems.
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.
What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? for Teens
Thinking about your diabetes a little bit now — and taking some steps to prevent problems — can make things easier down the road.
Weight Loss Surgery for Teens
Weight loss surgery works. But it's serious stuff, both physically and emotionally. Find out about two weight loss surgery options for teens.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) for Teens
In polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the ovaries produce higher than normal amounts of certain hormones, which can interfere with egg development and release. Learn how doctors diagnose and treat PCOS.
Diseases & Conditions for Teens
From asthma to ulcers, this section is loaded with articles about diseases and conditions that can affect teens. Look here for health information and resources for yourself or someone you care about.
Health Problems of Being Overweight for Teens
Lots of people think that being overweight is an appearance issue. But being overweight can impact a person's entire quality of life, affecting things like emotions, energy, and sleep.