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.

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