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.
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, however, many kids are able to improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.
This section has information on health problems that are passed down through families.
Sanfilippo Syndrome for Parents
Sanfilippo syndrome is a rare condition in which the body can't break down certain carbohydrates (sugars) in the blood, leading to serious problems in the brain and nervous system.
Genetic, Chromosomal & Metabolic Conditions for Parents
Learn about conditions that can be caused by changes in our genes.
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.
Body Basics for Teens: Diabetes for Teens
Learn about the body systems that play a role in diabetes.
Endocrine Glands, Growth & Diabetes for Parents
Learn about health conditions like diabetes.
Diabetes Basics for Parents
What is diabetes? How does it affect the body? Find out.
Overweight and Obesity for Teens
In this section, you'll find information on some common health concerns that go with being overweight. You'll also find tips on what teens can do to manage their weight in a healthy way.