Restrict sugary beverages

Sugary drinks causing harm to teens

Diabetes

Diabetes

Diabetes refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood glucose, commonly called blood sugar.


Teens shouldn't go through that pain of shots and over weight.


Obesity

Obesity

Obesity means having too much body fat. It is not the same as being overweight, which means weighing too much. A person may be overweight from extra muscle, bone, or water, as well as from having too much fat.



Heart Disease

teens are in trouble. Soda or sports drinks should be an occasional treat, not a daily habit. If this trend isn't reversed there may be costly consequences for teens, their families and the health care system in the form of increased obesity and heart disease.