Children who are overweight or obese are potentially at risk for developing diabetes, but there’s more to identifying prediabetes than just obesity.
Pediatricians must do more to protect the next generation of children from the consequences of obesity before it’s too late.
Sports have long been linked to cases of sudden cardiac arrest in the young, but a recent report shows that obesity may play a larger role than activity.
Children who struggle with obesity not only have to deal with a host of physical problems, but social problems also take a huge toll, according to a new study.
Obesity is rising in children and teens, according to a new report, but other health problems tied to obesity are increasing, too.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine that looked at whether asthma in childhood contributed to the development of childhood obesity.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent study published in Pediatrics that looked at the connections between maternal and paternal obesity and childhood development issues.
The last year or so has given the nation mixed pictures on childhood obesity, with plenty of challenges ahead.
As the prevalence of childhood obesity has grown, said David Brumbaugh, MD, FAAP, so has the importance of identifying early signs of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).
Preschool-aged children who go to bed early are half as likely as those whose bedtime is late to be obese as adolescents, according to a new study.