Heavier baby girls have risk factors for diabetes, CVD as teens

03/29/2012 | HealthDay News

Data on more than 1,000 Australian teen girls found those who were heavier from birth had larger waists, higher insulin and triglyceride levels and lower HDL "good" cholesterol rates at age 17 than other girls, increasing their risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The findings will appear in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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