AM:STARs is the official publication of the AAP Section on Adolescent Health. Published three times per year, it offers adolescent specialists and primary care physicians with timely information on matters relating to adolescent health and wellness. This title features a discussion on obesity and diabetes in the adolescent.The AM:STARs Obesity and Diabetes in the Adolescent covers a wide variety of topics including:* Type I and Type II diabetes - diagnosis/evaluation/treatment & future treatments being developed; how to distinguish between type I and type II.* Insulin resistance.* Pre-Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome.* Dyslipidemia evaluation and treatment.* Disorders of growth and puberty in obesity.* Overlooked complications of obesity.* Laboratory evaluation of obesity.* Nutritional management of obesity.* Hypertension and Sleep Apnea.* Behavioral approaches in adolescent weight management.* Weight bias/stigma in overweight adolescents.* Adolescent weight management in the primary care setting.* Physical activity promotion in the adolescent patient.* Genetics of obesity.