Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 18th, 2007
“The number of overweight or obese children in the U.S. has tripled since the 1960s to approximately 15 percent, and up to 70 or 80 percent of these children will continue to be obese as adults,” says Bohn, assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the U-M Medical School.
“As a result, children are starting to develop what we’ve always thought of as being more adult illnesses – type 2 diabetes,...
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