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The Greater the Severity, the Higher the Risks

Current literature shows that cardiometabolic risk factors are more prevalent among overweight or obese children and young adults than among those of healthy weight. However, the use of only a single category for obesity does not take into account the varying severity of obesity. 133 more words

Childhood Obesity

Metabolic Syndrome Rate Stabilizing Nationally

Prevalence of the cluster of cardiovascular risk factors known as the metabolic syndrome has stopped rising but remains high, researchers found.

The prevalence rose overall from 32.9% in 2003-2004 to 34.7% in 2011-2012, … 406 more words