Why this Blog?

Shortly after my 12 year old nephew was diagnosed with Diabetes 1, I started this blog for he and his mother. There is so much to learn and so much to know and so many unanswered questions. My hope is that it provides a place for knowledge and healing. To your health nephew!
Love Always-

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Weighing the risks (San Diego Union-Tribune)

Driven by diet fatigue, bullying and anxious parents, hundreds of obese children in the United States are going under the knife each year in a last-ditch attempt to shed excess pounds. Weight-loss surgeries that were considered experimental for adults only eight years ago are gaining popularity among overweight adolescents, some as young as 11.


[Source: Yahoo! News Search Results for Diabetes for young people]

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