Lege Artis Medicinae

[THE PROBLEM OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY]

RODÉ Magdolna

FEBRUARY 21, 2006

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2006;16(02)

[Obesity represents a major public health problem in both developed and developing countries having rapidly increased in prevalence in the past two decades. Childhood obesity is of particular concern. Two of its associated diseases require special attention; metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes one of its components that are increasingly diagnosed in childhood. A key to prevention and treatment is healthy lifestyle. The importance of education to healthy lifestyle from early childhood cannot be overemphasized.]

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