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Childhood Diabetes

American Toddler May Be Youngest Ever To Have Type 2 Diabetes

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living

By Ben Hirschler (Reuters) - A three-year-old American girl has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes -- a condition linked to obesity -- making her one...

13 Lessons Learned After 90 Days Of Diabetes

Hirania Luzardo | Posted 03.24.2015 | Latino Voices
Hirania Luzardo

On January 28, it will be 90 days since diabetes Type 1 became a part of my 8-year-old daughter's life.

How to Parent an Adolescent With Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Barbara Anderson, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and professor of pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine. Her expertise is in helping families traverse the stages a child with diabetes will go through during adolescence.

Shrinking Our Super-Sized Kids: Who's in Charge Here?

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

Instead of allowing our children to explore and sample life in the "outside world," we keep them inside, feed them junk food, and use TV as a babysitter.

Food, Inc. Inspires Moms to Cut the Crap

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Newman

Parents have had enough. They know their kids need nutritious, fresh ingredients that encourage healthy growth and fuel their minds instead of foods that fuel an obesity epidemic amongst kids.

Food Fight At P.S. 9: Mother's Battle Against Junk Food Gets Extreme

New York Times | SUSAN DOMINUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MeMe Roth, a publicist and an Upper West Side mother of two, is getting really, really mad -- "and I do not mean angry," she clarified. "I mean mad, l...