After struggling with weight gain all her life and having multiple health problems as a result, Stacie decided to make a change. Learn how weight-loss surgery helped not only her health, but her outlook on life.
|National Eating Disorders Association The NEDA is a nonprofit association dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. Contact them at: National Eating Disorders Association|
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|American Diabetes Association (ADA) The ADA website includes news, information, tips, and recipes for people with diabetes.|
|Overeaters Anonymous This organization is dedicated to helping people recover from compulsive overeating.|
|About Overweight and Obesity We use the words "oveweight" and "obese" a lot, but they actually have medical meanings. Find out how doctors diagnose these conditions and what they mean for a person's health.|
|Weight Loss Surgery: Stacie's Story (Video) After struggling with weight her whole life, Stacie decided to look into weight loss surgery in her late teens. Here's her story.|
|Overweight and Obesity It's an alarming statistic: 1 out of 3 U.S. kids are considered overweight or obese. Find out how to overcome overweight and obesity in your own family.|
|Metabolic Syndrome 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.|
|What's the Right Weight for Me? TV shows, movies, and magazines show pictures of people who are thin. Does that mean being thin is best? Not necessarily. Find out more by reading this article for kids.|
|What Being Overweight Means Being overweight has become a serious problem for many kids and adults. Find out what it means to be overweight in this article just for kids.|
|Your Child's Weight "What's the right weight for my child?" is one of the most common questions parents have. It seems like a simple one, but it's not always easy to answer.|
|Keeping Portions Under Control Waistlines have been expanding over the last few decades. Part of the problem is what we eat, but another is quantity. Are our plates simply piled too high?|
|Nutrition & Fitness Center You know the importance of exercising and eating nutritious foods, but do you know how to raise a healthy and active child? Get practical advice and tips.|
|Weight Loss Surgery Weight loss surgery works. But it's serious stuff, both physically and emotionally. Find out about different weight loss surgery options for teens.|
|Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery) For teens who are severely obese, losing weight can be a challenge. When diet and exercise aren't enough to help shed stubborn pounds, weight loss surgery may be an option.|
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