A sweet treat is no simple thing for Emma Love.
A rare disorder means she and her family watch calories and limit splurges.
“If I watch what I eat, then I can have pizza,” said Emma.
The Kingston Elementary School student suffers from Prader-Willi Syndrome, a genetic disorder that often causes life-threatening obesity in young people. Children born with the disorder, an abnormality in the 15th chromosome, typically have low muscle tone, short stature and a poor metabolism — often combined with chronic feelings of hunger.