Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, June 9th, 2008
"In the United States, the prevalence of overweight among children increased between 1980 and 2004, and the heaviest children have been getting heavier," the authors write.
Cynthia L. Ogden, Ph.D., of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Hyattsville, Md., and colleagues updated the most recent national estimates of the prevalence of pediatric high body mass index (BMI). Height and weight measurements were...
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