Posted on June 15, 2010 at 4:19am
Obese or overweight children may show early signs of heart conditions similar to those found in obese adults, according to studies conducted by researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Overweight children may become obese adults and present a higher risk to suffer from high blood pressure, heart disease, or diabetes. The researchers collected data from almost 170 children with ages between ten and eighteen years old. The subjects had a cardiac… Continue