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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Obesity

Obesity is not just a “weight problem.” Obesity is a long-term disease that can cause serious health problems. It can affect both adults and children. Watch and learn what obesity is and the steps you can take to get to a healthy weight.

Obesity

Detailed information on obesity, including obesity causes, obesity health effects, obesity medical treatment, obesity surgical treatment, maintaining weight loss, and obesity prevention

Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Detailed information on obesity and cardiovascular disease, including risk factors for heart disease and information for losing weight and lowering your risk

Obesity Basics: What Is It? How Is It Treated?

There is an epidemic of obesity in this country, health experts say. But what is obesity? How is it measured?

Obesity in Children: How Parents Can Help

Most children become obese because of a poor diet, lack of physical activity, and other lifestyle issues. In rare cases, however, a child's excess weight may be because of a specific illness.

Diseases & Conditions

Obesity in Teens

Obesity is when a teen has too much body fat. Obesity is a serious, long-term disease.

Obesity Treatment Overview

Whatever treatment plan a person follows, losing weight slowly will be more effective and healthy over the long-term.

Older, Wiser, Wider?

Getting older doesn't have to mean getting wider, the experts say. The first step in the fight against flab is knowing your opponent. Take the following quiz to find out how well armed you are.

Healthy Living

Overcoming Gender Identity Harassment

Gay and lesbian teens are often targets of bullying, harassment, and aggression. Anti-gay bullying can range from verbal abuse, such as name-calling, to life-threatening physical assault. Here's what you need to know.

Overview of Obesity

Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person’s health. Learn about obesity causes and obesity health effects.