(HealthDay)—For the first time ever, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued guidelines for the management of type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers aged 10 to 18.
Diabetes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While a great deal of research on childhood obesity has spotlighted the long-term health problems that emerge in adulthood, a new UCLA study focuses on the condition's immediate consequences and shows that obese youngsters ...
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Young children who attend daycare on a regular basis are 50% more likely to be overweight compared to those who stayed at home with their parents, according to a study by researchers at the University of Montreal and the ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a normal weight—a trend that adds to already higher health-care costs for treating childhood obesity, according ...
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Being obese as a child or adolescent may have a larger effect on future health than previously thought, suggests a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study by University of North Carolina School of Medicine pediatrics researchers finds a surprising difference in the eating habits of overweight children between ages 9 and 17 years compared to those younger than 9.
Pediatrics Sep 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Overweight children may not respond as well to common asthma medicines known as inhaled corticosteroids, new research finds.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
One in five 11-year-old children is currently defined as obese, and the country faces a potentially huge burden of increased obesity-associated morbidity and early mortality. New research by the University of Bristol has ...
Health Jul 28, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Young children who do not get enough sleep are at increased risk of becoming overweight, even after taking account of lifestyle factors, finds a study published in the British Medical Journal today.
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Metabolic disorders, such as excess abdominal fat, raised blood pressure, higher levels of insulin, glucose and triglycerides and lower levels of the beneficial HDL cholesterol can be found in children as young as 6 to 8 ...
Cardiology Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is known that family-based treatment that combines nutrition and exercise education, along with behavior modification, is a good approach to help children lose weight. But clinic-based weight-control programs for childhood ...
Pediatrics Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The level of education of parents has an influence on the frequency with which their children eat foods linked to obesity. The children of parents with low and medium levels of education eat fewer vegetables ...
Health Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—In overweight and obese children who suffer a severe allergic reaction, it may be more effective to inject epinephrine into the lower thigh rather than the upper thigh, according to a new study.
Immunology Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Many American parents fail to see that their children are overweight or obese, a new poll finds.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research published in the January 30, 2013, online issue of Neurology.
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