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.
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 two weight loss surgery options for teens.
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.
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.
Losing Weight Safely for Teens
This section has information on which weight-loss approaches work -- and which don't.
Find out what the experts have to say.
Weight & Eating Problems - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Info on common eating disorders and ways to reach and maintain a healthy weight.
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 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.