Like Child, Like Parent

Tucker, Miriam E.
May 2015
Diabetes Forecast;May/Jun2015, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p17
The article discusses a study conducted in the U.S. and published online in the "American Journal of Public Health" on December 18, 2015 which revealed that obesity prevention programs aimed at children may also help their parents to lose weight.


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