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  1. Obesity Covers causes of obesity. Discusses health risks such as hypertension related to having excess body fat. Focuses on lifestyle changes you can make, like weight loss through healthy eating and exercise. Includes creating a long-term plan with your doctor.
  2. Obesity and Pregnancy
  3. Health Problems Associated With Adult Obesity
  4. Obesity: Should I Take Weight-Loss Medicine? Guides you through the decision about taking weight-loss medicine. Describes different types of medicine. Covers side effects like headaches, nausea, and bowel problems. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  5. Obesity: Should I Use a Diet Plan to Lose Weight? Guides through decision about whether to use a diet plan to lose weight. Explains what diet plans are and that not all diet plans are safe. Explains risks and benefits. Includes interactive tool to help you make a decision.
  6. Obesity: Should I Have Weight-Loss Surgery? Guides you through decision about weight-loss surgery. Covers health problems like high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes that can be caused by obesity. Lists reasons for and against surgery. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  7. Rapid-onset Obesity with Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation, and Autonomic Dysregulation
  8. Screening for Weight Problems
  9. Gastric Sleeve Surgery Looks at sleeve gastrectomy, a type of weight-loss surgery for obesity. Explains what it is and why it is done. Looks at how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Also covers risks.
  10. Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Discusses gastric bypass surgery to treat obesity. Discusses why and when it is done. Covers laparoscopic and open Roux-en-Y surgery. Discusses risks during and after surgery.
  11. Biliopancreatic Diversion and Biliopancreatic Diversion With Duodenal Switch Discusses biliopancreatic diversion, surgery for obesity that makes the stomach smaller and bypasses part of the intestine. Looks at why the procedure is considered only for people who have not been able to lose weight other ways or whose health is at risk. Includes risks.
  12. Interactive Tool: What Is Your Child's BMI? Uses your child's weight and height to compare your child's size to that of other boys or girls of the same age. Covers what the results mean and next steps.
  13. Weight-Loss Medicines
  14. Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery Looks at adjustable gastric banding surgery (also called gastric banding), a type of weight-loss surgery used to treat obesity. Explains what it is and why it is done. Looks at how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Also covers risks.
  15. Teens: Overweight? You're in Charge Hear how one teen got motivated to take charge of his weight and eating habits.
  16. Interactive Tool: Do Your BMI and Waist Size Increase Your Health Risks? Helps you check your risk of weight-related diseases such as diabetes, CAD, and high blood pressure. Tool calculates risk using body mass index (BMI) along with your waist size and other factors. Discusses what scores mean.
  17. Healthy Eating for Children Covers eating a variety of foods so that your child gets the nutrients he or she needs for normal growth. Looks at how much food is good for your child and how you can help your child eat well and be healthy. Explains how to help a child who is overweight.
  18. Metabolic Syndrome Discusses metabolic syndrome, a group of health problems that increase risk for diabetes and heart disease (coronary artery disease). Covers risk factors like obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Covers diet and exercise to improve health.
  19. Gastric Sleeve Surgery: Returning Home Get tips on how to take care of yourself at home after you have gastric sleeve surgery.
  20. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding: Returning Home Get tips on how to take care of yourself at home after laparoscopic gastric banding surgery.
  21. Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass: Returning Home Get tips on how to care for yourself at home after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
  22. Choosing a Weight-Loss Program
  23. Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Learn how Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is done and what to expect after surgery.
  24. Gastric Sleeve Surgery Learn how gastric sleeve surgery is done and what to expect after surgery.
  25. Deciding About Weight-Loss Surgery Compare the pros and cons of having weight-loss surgery.
  26. Weight-Loss Surgery: How Others Decided Hear what other people thought about as they decided whether to have weight-loss surgery.
  27. Weight Management: Should I Use Over-the-Counter Diet Aids? Guides through decision to use over-the-counter diet aids for weight loss. Explains lack of evidence that diet aids work. Lists the risks and side effects. Includes information about Alli. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  28. Sleep Apnea Focuses on obstructive sleep apnea. Discusses causes, including narrowed airways and obesity. Covers symptoms like snoring, gasping during sleep, and daytime sleepiness. Info on treatment with CPAP and oral or nasal breathing devices.
  29. Type 2 Diabetes in Children Covers type 2 diabetes in children. Discusses how obesity or being overweight is causing type 2 diabetes in kids. Includes info on treatment. Discusses monitoring blood sugar levels. Includes info on hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia.
  30. Helping Your Child Who Is Overweight
  31. Child Who Is Overweight: Medical Evaluation
  32. Type 2 Diabetes Information on type 2 diabetes. Describes how insulin is made and used by the body. Describes symptoms and how type 2 is treated. Provides info on blood sugar (glucose) levels. Discusses obesity's role in type 2 diabetes. Discusses exercise and diet.
  33. Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Learn how laparoscopic gastric banding surgery is done and what to expect after surgery.
  34. Child Who Is Overweight: Evaluating Nutrition and Activity Patterns
  35. Nonprescription Products for Weight Loss
  36. Weight-Loss Surgery
  37. Weight Management: Stop Negative Thoughts Discusses how to encourage yourself with accurate, rational thoughts so that you can raise your odds of staying at a healthy weight. Covers how it can also help you handle stress better. Provides steps to practice. Includes keeping a thought diary.
  38. Cohen Syndrome
  39. BMI, Waist Size, and Your Health Learn how a high BMI and waist size affect your health.
  40. Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery
  41. Weight and Coronary Artery Disease
  42. Froelich's Syndrome

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