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Helping Your Child Who Is Overweight

media  child  patients  obesity  teen  sleep  overweight  physical activity  genes  healthy eating  BMI  family history  caregiver  parent  body mass index  Adolescent  television  screen time  Healthy Weight  calories 

You can help your child reach and maintain a healthy weight by adopting healthy lifestyle habits. In some cases, medicines and surgery may also be options.

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Weight-loss (Metabolic & Bariatric) Surgery

obesity  type 2 diabetes  bariatric surgery  Weight Management  Overweight Obesity  weight-loss surgery  metabolic surgery  body mass index BMI 

Describes types of bariatric surgery, best youth and adult candidates for surgery, and side effects of these surgeries.

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

obesity  dysmetabolic  hypertriglyceridemic  insulin resistance  syndrome x 

Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke. The term "metabolic" refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body's normal functioning.

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Obesity and Cancer

cancer  risk  dietary  activity  breast  obesity  weight  mass  overweight  BMI  physical  energy  3.70 

A fact sheet that summarizes the evidence linking overweight and obesity to the risk of various cancers and to cancer survivorship.

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Leap Into Fall! | CDC Features

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Autumn is a great time to engage in physical activities outdoors.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Tackling the Tobacco and Obesity Epidemics - CDC

prevention  disease  role  chronic  tobacco  CDC  partnerships  obesity  publicprivate  tackling  epidemics  chronic disease  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Community Health Planning 

In response to the illness and death caused by preventable chronic diseases, the US Department of Health and Human Services created Communities Putting Prevention to Work to support community efforts in tackling tobacco use and obesity through policy, systems, and environmental change. As part of this program, 10 national nonprofit organizations with prevention expertise were funded and matched with specific community objectives. Most tobacco and obesity-related matched objectives were successfully accomplished by communities. Public–private partnerships should be considered when addressing chronic disease prevention.

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CDC Celebrates Minority Health Month | CDC Features

health  features  foods  support  tobacco  celebrates  CDC  baby  healthy  month  nutrition  babies  obesity  communities  minority  breastfeeding  health disparities  health equity  african american  hispanic 

April is National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2016 is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.” Learn what CDC is doing and help raise awareness of the health disparities that affect minorities.

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Declines in Student Obesity Prevalence Associated with aPrevention Initiative - King County, Washington, 2012

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Eli Kern, MPH1, Nadine L. Chan, PhD1, David W. Fleming, MD1, James W.

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Key Findings: Modeling the Potential Public Health Impact of Prepregnancy Obesity on Adverse Fetal and Infant Outcomes

health  features  CDC  outcomes  infant  public  ncbddd  obesity  findings  modeling  potential  prepregnancy  fetal 

The journal Obesity has published a new study online: “Modeling the Potential Public Health Impact of Prepregnancy Obesity on Adverse Fetal and Infant Outcomes.” You can read the article’s abstract here. See below for a summary of the findings from this article.

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