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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem for Teens


    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.

  • 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.

  • Diabetes Basics for Teens for Teens


    Diabetes can seem complicated at first. This section has the information you need to understand the condition.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Diabetes Center for Teens for Teens


    Our teen Diabetes Center provides information and advice on treating and living with diabetes.