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Does your child have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Learn how to manage the disease and
keep your child healthy.
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.
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.
Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease
and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, many kids improve their health and reduce their
risk of disease.
How to eat healthy and keep diabetes under control.
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 works. But it's serious stuff, both physically and emotionally.
Find out about two weight loss surgery options for teens.
When diet and exercise aren't enough to help shed stubborn pounds, weight loss surgery
may be an option for teens who are very overweight.
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.
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.