Childhood obesity: two words that should never be juxtaposed
have become such a ubiquitous term that when you type the word
"childhood" into the Google search box, "obesity" prepopulates.
How did we get here?
The statistics are scary. Obesity
has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in
the past 30 years. Type 2 diabetes now accounts for
about 15 percent to 45 percent of all newly diagnosed cases of
diabetes in children and teenagers. And for the first time in… [Read More]