Published in Cardiovascular Week, January 1st, 2007
Researchers studied a community-based sample of 94 families - including 108 parents and 141 children - and found child/parent association was strong for cardiovascular risk factors including body mass index, waist circumference, systolic blood pressure, triglycerides and total cholesterol. The study was led by Evelyn Cohen Reis, MD, a pediatrician and researcher in the Division of General...
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