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Baby Fat: When to Rejoice, When to Worry

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New parents learn quickly that everyone has something to say about a pudgy baby, with remarks ranging from harmless ("Look at those chubby cheeks") to hurtful ("Isn't he a little big for his age?")

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Jen: Heroes Among Us

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One of the biggest blessings of knowing other parents with children with type 1 diabetes is that when my hope is failing, inevitably one of "us" knows exactly what I need.

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Video: Obesity Hits Young Children

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Research shows that the obesity epidemic is affecting preschoolers.

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Study: Soft drinks associated with diabetes

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A review of published studies shows a clear and consistent relationship between drinking sugary (non-diet) soft drinks and poor nutrition, increased risk for obesity -- and increased risk for diabetes.

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Obese Children Are at Risk for a Lifetime

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Childhood obesity is more than being overweight -- it may reduce overall adult life expectancy because it increases lifetime risk for Type 2 Diabetes and other serious chronic conditions.

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Getting Fit as a Family

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How can you go to the gym in good conscience when you could be spending that time with your kids? Well, when you work out with your kids, you can kiss your guilt goodbye.

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Enjoy Delicious Spring Fruits and Veggies!

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Melissa Joy Dobbins, registered dietitian and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, offers these tips for making the most of spring's bounty.

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Type 1 Habits May Help Your Whole
Family Get Healthy

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Those same habits you've adopted to care for your child's type 1 can actually yield benefits when applied to the rest of your brood.

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