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  • 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 different weight loss surgery options for teens.

  • Coping With Cosmetic Effects of Cancer Treatment for Parents


    It's normal for kids to have hair loss, skin changes, or weight gain during treatment. This article offers tips for helping kids feel better about their appearance.

  • 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.

  • Weight Management Q&A for Teens for Teens


    See answers to some common questions about overweight and weight loss.

  • Dieting & Weight Q&A for Teens for Teens


    See answers to some common questions about weight.

  • Healthy Weight: Your Personal Plan for Teens


    Anyone who has tried to lose weight knows it can be a struggle. The best way to lose weight is to focus on making small, specific changes that are easy to stick with in the long run. Use our plan to get there!

  • 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.