TITLE

RESHAPING THE FUTURE FOR overweight kids

AUTHOR(S)
Broadwater, Holly Renee
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
RN;Nov2002, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increase of the number of overweight children according to the 1999 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey in the U.S. One-third of diabetic children between the ages of ten and 19 are diagnosed with the Type 2 disease. Unhealthy eating habits, sedentary life-style, low socioeconomic status and obese parents are some of the cause of obesity. INSET: How to measure skinfold thickness.
ACCESSION #
20496182

 

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