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  • Acanthosis Nigricans for Teens


    Acanthosis nigricans is a darkening and thickening of the skin that can be a sign of other medical conditions. Find out more.

  • Acanthosis Nigricans for Parents


    Acanthosis nigricans (AN) is a condition that causes the skin to thicken and darken in places. AN is not harmful or contagious, but can be a sign of certain other medical conditions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Insulin Resistance for Parents


    Insulin resistance happens when the body does not respond properly to insulin. It can can raise a child's risk for type 2 diabetes and other health problems.

  • Metabolic Syndrome for Teens


    Metabolic syndrome is a signal that someone could be on the road to serious health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Skin, Hair & Nails for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's skin, hair, and nails.

  • Skin Stuff for Teens


    From acne to tattoos, here's where you can get the facts on all things skin related.

  • Skin Infections & Rashes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Common illnesses that affect the skin.

  • Endocrine Glands, Growth & Diabetes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about health conditions like diabetes.