Obesity and Bariatric Surgery

Metabolic Syndrome and Soft Drink Consumption

Information on the link between soft drinks and metabolic syndrome.

Lifestyle Changes Can Help Kids Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Parents can do a lot to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in their kids, even if the parents already have it.

Weight Management and Adolescents

For overweight children 7 and older, the initial goal is to keep them from gaining more weight. Changes in eating habits and exercise are gradually introduced to trim pounds.

Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides in Children and Teens

The cholesterol in blood comes from two sources: the foods your teen eats and his or her liver. The liver, however, makes all of the cholesterol your teen's body needs.

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