The prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing worldwide, now researchers say that 2 out of 3 severely obese children have at least one risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The study is published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood. The findings from the study are based on data supplied by pediatricians to the Dutch Pediatric Surveillance Unit...
By as early as 7 years of age, being obese may raise a child's risk of future heart disease and stroke, even in the absence of other cardiovascular risk factors such as high blood pressure, according to a new study accepted for publ... Read Post
It’s well-known that obesity can be linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and ultimately to death. But now a new Dutch study is linking severe obesity to cardiovascular risk factors even among kids as young as 2 ye... Read Post
Two out of three severely obese kids already have at least one risk factor for heart disease, suggests research published online in Archives of Disease in Childhood. The prevalence and severity of childhood obesity has been rising w... Read Post