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What Diseases Are Obese Children at Risk For?

Related Topics: Obesity
 

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Obese children are at risk for a number of conditions, including:

  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Early heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Bone problems
  • Skin conditions such as heat rash, fungal infections, and acne.

 

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