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  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) for Teens


    High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is more common in adults, but it can happen at any age. Learn what it is and how to treat it.

  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) for Parents


    When someone has hypertension (high blood pressure), the heart has to pump harder and the arteries are under more strain as they carry blood.

  • Heart & Cardiovascular System for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that can affect the heart.

  • 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.

  • Meal Plans and Diabetes for Parents


    Kids with diabetes don't have to follow a special diabetes diet, but they may need to pay more attention to when they eat and how much is on their plates.

  • Heart Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Health problems that can affect the heart.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) for Parents


    This problem with the urinary tract causes urine to flow backward from the bladder to the kidneys. Most cases can be treated effectively, and many kids outgrow the condition.