Childhood Obesity Health Center

Overweight children are not gluttonous or lazy. Many studies have shown that obese children do not eat more calories than their peers. It seems unfair, but obese children often need less food and more activity than their peers.

Understanding the causes of childhood obesity and the ways in which it can be treated will help you help your child feel better about themselves and their future health.

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Type 1 Diabetes: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to type 1 diabetes: When a child starts drinking more or urinating more frequently, the thought of type 1 diabetes (and now type 2 diabetes) often springs into the parents’ minds. W ...

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