Heart risks can show up by age 3 in overweight children

12/8/2011 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

Significantly high cholesterol levels and artery inflammation, which leads to heart problems, may start as early as age 3 in overweight children, a study in Obesity revealed. The results underscore the importance of open communication between providers and parents about the adverse affects associated with excess weight even in young children, experts said.

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