Obese children with large waists have higher heart risks

09/24/2009 | Reuters

Researchers found that obese children with large waists have lower "good" HDL cholesterol, higher harmful triglyceride levels, and greater insulin resistance, which could put them at risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. Pediatricians should monitor the waist circumference of overweight children when it "seems to be excessive," one of the researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory FDA
Cardinal Health
Columbus, OH
Assistant General Counsel
Cardinal Health
Columbus, OH
Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Stryker
Mahwah, NJ
Sr. Principal OptoMechanical Engineer - 14000008M2
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA