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  • Diabetes Center Content List for Parents


    Does your child have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? Learn how to manage the disease and keep your child healthy.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Metabolic Syndrome for Parents


    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.

  • Diet & Nutrition for Parents


    How to eat healthy and keep diabetes under control.

  • 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.

  • Weight Loss Surgery for Parents


    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.

  • 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.