CHILDHOOD CONDITIONS

Childhood conditions like allergies, diabetes, obesity and others can have a great effect on child. Read about child conditions and how to cope as a parent.

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Types of Childhood Diabetes

There used to be a time when juvenile diabetes was strictly type 1 diabetes. Now, doctors are seeing more cases of type 2 diabetes in kids. Find out what puts a child at risk.

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  • Activities for Kids with Depression
    Activities for Kids with Depression

    Depression in children requires the help of a trained professional to treat, but here are a few activities that you can help out with. See more »

  • Big Kids: 10 Things Parents Can Do to Fight Childhood Obesity
    Big Kids: 10 Things Parents Can Do to Fight Childhood Obesity

    The childhood obesity problem in the U.S. has reached epidemic proportions -- we're raising a generation of obese kids and teens who are at risk for becoming the heaviest generation in history. But parents can do something about it. See more »

  • Childhood Obesity Quiz
    Childhood Obesity Quiz

    Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that, worldwide, 22 million kids under the age of 5 are overweight. Learn more about this epidemic with our childhood obesity quiz. See more »

  • How does childhood obesity work?
    How does childhood obesity work?

    Scary statistics and dire predictions about childhood obesity might make you more inclined to turn off the TV than take action. Why bother trying to change if it's so hard to do? But addressing childhood obesity is also about success stories -- and the everyday choices that can turn it all around. See more »

  • Is childhood mental illness on the rise or overdiagnosed?
    Is childhood mental illness on the rise or overdiagnosed?

    There's no question kids today are being diagnosed with mental illnesses in record numbers. But what do those numbers really mean? Is mental illness on the rise, or is there something off in the way we diagnosis kids? See more »

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder Overview
    Oppositional Defiant Disorder Overview

    Defiant behavior is a normal part of being a kid. But for some kids, defiance goes beyond the realm of normal behavior. Kids with ODD are so uncooperative and combative that it interferes with their ability to learn, thrive and socialize. See more »

  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder
    Pervasive Developmental Disorder

    As some children enter their toddler years, a small percentage may have problems with socializing or communicating. If signs of autism, Asperger's syndrome or other disorders start to show, they can be categorized under one broad term -- pervasive developmental disorder. See more »

  • Raising a Child with Tourette Syndrome: One Family's Story
    Raising a Child with Tourette Syndrome: One Family's Story

    Raising any kid is a challenge, but raising a kid with a little-understood medical condition, such as Tourette syndrome, is even harder. You're not alone -- many families have dealt with exactly the same difficulties. See more »

  • Activities for Kids with Cancer
    Activities for Kids with Cancer

    Kids who have been diagnosed with any type of cancer will inevitably need to adjust to some new ways of living and coping. These activities can help them and their families do that. See more »

  • Activities for Kids with Cerebral Palsy
    Activities for Kids with Cerebral Palsy

    Not everyone with cerebral palsy has the same symptoms, So what can you do to have fun with your kid and help navigate physical limitations at the same time? Try out some of these activities. See more »

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