Your Health and Your Weight

How Sleep Affects Healthy Weight in Kids

Too little sleep is linked with both packing on extra pounds and developing Type 2 diabetes. If you think your child gets enough sleep, you may be incorrect. Try these tips to help your child sleep better.

Your health and your weight are connected. If your body mass index falls into the range of overweight or obese, you are at a higher risk for diseases and certain conditions. Learn more about BMI, defining overweight and obese, and healthy weights for all ages.

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