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New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy

New research supports the need for obesity intervention before pregnancy

Girls who gain weight rapidly at childhood are more likely to be obese at age 24

Girls who gain weight rapidly at childhood are more likely to be obese at age 24

George Mason University program focuses on weight management for low-income Latino children

George Mason University program focuses on weight management for low-income Latino children

Lifestyle intervention can benefit obese children despite common gene variants

Lifestyle intervention can benefit obese children despite common gene variants

Banning junk food ads to combat childhood obesity

Banning junk food ads to combat childhood obesity

Reducing childhood obesity could lower burden of pediatric asthma

Reducing childhood obesity could lower burden of pediatric asthma

Infant gut microbes altered by mother's obesity may increase risk for future disease

Infant gut microbes altered by mother's obesity may increase risk for future disease

Study examines factors associated with fasting hyperglucagonemia in type 2 diabetes

Study examines factors associated with fasting hyperglucagonemia in type 2 diabetes

Study suggests rising childhood obesity rates as cause for serious hip disease in adolescents

Study suggests rising childhood obesity rates as cause for serious hip disease in adolescents

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Extension trial assesses benefit of switching from flash monitoring to RT-CGM for hypoglycemia

Researchers examine potential effects of Brexit on 'Sugar Tax' and CHD

Researchers examine potential effects of Brexit on 'Sugar Tax' and CHD

Research explores how community efforts can help fight childhood obesity

Research explores how community efforts can help fight childhood obesity

Breastfeeding could be important way to prevent childhood obesity, study finds

Breastfeeding could be important way to prevent childhood obesity, study finds

Young children's oral microbiota could serve as early indicator for obesity

Young children's oral microbiota could serve as early indicator for obesity

Two-minute bursts of in-class exercise breaks do not disrupt learning and teaching

Two-minute bursts of in-class exercise breaks do not disrupt learning and teaching

Household disinfectants could contribute to obesity risk in children

Household disinfectants could contribute to obesity risk in children

Common household cleaners could make children overweight by changing gut microbiota

Common household cleaners could make children overweight by changing gut microbiota

Overweight mothers more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than healthy weight women

Overweight mothers more likely to stop breastfeeding sooner than healthy weight women

Overweight and obese women can safely limit weight gain during pregnancy with diet and exercise

Overweight and obese women can safely limit weight gain during pregnancy with diet and exercise

Children with autism have highest frequency of rapid weight gain in first six months of life

Children with autism have highest frequency of rapid weight gain in first six months of life