Rapid weight gain in infants linked to health problems

06/15/2009 | Medscape (free registration)

Infants who gain weight rapidly in the first three months may be at greater risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes later on, according to a new study. Rapid weight was inversely associated with insulin sensitivity and HDL cholesterol, as well as linked to higher waist circumference, acute insulin response, ratio of total cholesterol to HDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

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