Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 21st, 2004
"This is good news for physicians, parents, and young people struggling with teenage overweight and obesity. Excess weight in adolescents has short and long-term effects on health, most notably increased risk of high blood pressure, raised cholesterol and the development of type 2 diabetes," said the principal study investigator, Professor Jean-Pierre Chanoine, British Colombia's Children's...
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