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Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation is unveiling Get Fit, Get Right (, an online program designed to reduce obesity in teens and prevent type 2 diabetes and weight-related conditions such as blindness, amputation, renal failure, hypertension and heart disease.

Get Fit, Get Right participants learn to adopt healthier behaviors through: real-life video diaries of six teens as they work to improve their eating and exercise habits over 90 days; real world advice from nutrition, fitness and medical experts; and through a social network where teens share struggles and successes with one another. For more visit


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NEWS: Online Program Helps Teens Be Healthier

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* Francine Kaufman, M.D., Medical Director, Get Fit, Get Right and Head

of the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, Children's Hospital, Los


* Paula Van Ness, CEO, Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation

* Kyra, Get Fit, Get Right participant

* Shelly, mother of Kyra

* Chris, Get Fit, Get Right participant

* Simone, Get Fit, Get Right participant

* Felicia, mother of Simone


* Teens Exercising

* Teens In Classroom Setting

* Logos & Webshots

VIDEO PROVIDED BY: Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation


SOURCE Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation
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