Weight Management Topics

Are you at a weight that lets you feel and look your best? If not, it's time to start managing your weight.

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Childhood Obesity: A Whole Lot of Hurt

As an overweight child, Richard experienced a lot of emotional pain. Although he's battled his weight for much of his life, he insists that "this time, it's worked." This is his story...

Children's BMI Calculator

BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

Children's Body Mass Index

The body mass index is a measure of a person's body fat. In children and teens, the index is used to find out if a child is too thin, too heavy, or at risk of becoming too heavy.

Chronic Pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis is a persistent inflammation of the pancreas, the gland that secretes digestive enzymes and the hormones insulin and glucagon. Alcohol abuse is the most common cause of this condition. This video discusses how this condition develops and what treatment your doctor may recommend.