BMI, waist circumference, and selected cardiovascular disease risk factors among preschool-age Children.

Source: Obesity, 2012, 20 (9), p. 1942-1949.

Follow this link for  abstract.

Date of publication: September, 2012.

Publication type: Research.

In a nutshell: This study examines the relationship between raised BMI, high waist circumference (WC) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in children. Results indicated that  in preschool-age children, greater BMI and WC are associated with biomarkers that are related to CVD risk, but these associations vary by ethnicity.

Length of publication: 8 pages.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

 

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