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  • Who Can Get Weight Loss Surgery? for Teens


    Doctors may do weight loss surgery if someone who is very overweight has tried but failed to lose weight and faces serious medical problems. Find out what makes teens eligible for bariatric surgery.

  • 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.

  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery for Teens


    There are several different types of weight loss surgeries. One type is gastric sleeve surgery, also known as sleeve gastrectomy. Find out what's involved and who gets it in this article 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.

  • Weight Loss Surgery for Teens


    Weight loss surgery works. But it's serious stuff, both physically and emotionally. Find out about different weight loss surgery options for teens.

  • Personal Stories for Parents


    Get firsthand accounts from parents, kids, and teens facing health problems or other challenges, and learn what works for them.