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  • Metabolic Syndrome for Teens


    Metabolic syndrome is a signal that someone could be on the road to serious health problems. Find out more in this article for teens.

  • Metabolism for Parents


    Brush up on metabolism basics - including common metabolic disorders - in this article.

  • Metabolism & Growth Q&A for Teens for Teens


    See answers to some common questions about growth and development.

  • Metabolic Syndrome for Parents


    Metabolic syndrome is a group of health problems that put kids at risk for heart disease and diabetes. With lifestyle changes, however, many kids are able to improve their health and reduce their risk of disease.

  • Genetic, Chromosomal & Metabolic Conditions for Teens


    This section has information on health problems that are passed down through families.

  • Blood Test: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) for Parents


    A comprehensive metabolic panel (CMP) blood test helps evaluate kidney and liver function, sugar (glucose) and protein levels in the blood, and electrolyte and fluid balance.

  • Blood Test: Basic Metabolic Panel (BMP) for Parents


    A basic metabolic panel (BMP), commonly ordered as part of routine medical exam, is a set of blood tests that gives information about sugar (glucose) and calcium levels, kidney function, and electrolyte and fluid balance.

  • Blood Test: Basic Metabolic Panel for Teens


    A basic metabolic panel (BMP) is a group of blood tests that provide doctors with clues about how the body is working. Find out why doctors do this and what's involved for teens.

  • Blood Test: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel for Teens


    This group of blood tests provides doctors with clues about how the body is working. Find out why doctors do these tests and what's involved for teens.

  • Diabetes Basics for Parents


    What is diabetes? How does it affect the body? Find out.