Counseling Families on Diabetes & Weight Management

Video: Counseling Families on Weight Management

Giving families weight management advice is important for children's long-term health.

Listen to helpful advice from expert Anne M. Fletcher, MS, RD

Additional Resources on Weight Management for Kids

  • Overweight Children: A Large-Scale Problem [PDF]

    Overweight Children: A Large-Scale Problem [PDF]

    Newsletter presents statistics and insightful information about the obesity epidemic among U.S. children. Includes advice and resources to share with parents about addressing weight management for kids.

  • Childhood Overweight Focus: Breakfast [PDF]

    Childhood Overweight Focus: Breakfast [PDF]

    Newsletter presents research on the link between skipping breakfast and childhood obesity. Includes tips to share with parents about breakfast options and healthful weight management for children. Edited by best-selling author Anne M. Fletcher, MS, RD.

  • Childhood Overweight Focus: Sugar-Sweetened Beverages [PDF]

    Childhood Overweight Focus: Sugar-Sweetened Beverages [PDF]

    Newsletter presents research on sugary drink consumption and advice to share with parents on substitutions, juice allowances, and more for healthful weight management in kids. Edited by pediatric diabetes expert Francine Kaufman, MD.

Information on Sucralose

Archived Web Seminar on Sucralose

Understanding the Science, Safety, and Benefits of SPLENDA® Brand Sweetener (Sucralose)

Summary of a live Web seminar presented by V. Lee Grotz, PhD, Director of Product Safety for Heartland Food Products Group, LLC. This seminar covers the science of sucralose (e.g., molecular structure, metabolism), key safety and clinical studies, additional research on chlorinated substances, neurotoxicity, carcinogenicity, and environmental impact, as well as Dr. Grotz's responses to participants' questions.

SPLENDA® Guide for Health Professionals [PDF]

Pocket guide answers common questions about SPLENDA® Sweetener Products and includes clinical and scientific information about sucralose.

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