Health Tip: Understanding Childhood Obesity
(HealthDay News) -- Obesity is dangerous for any person, even
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says potential
complications of childhood obesity include:
- Increased risks of high cholesterol, high blood pressure and
- Increased risks of insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and
impaired glucose tolerance.
- Increased risk of breathing difficulties, including asthma and
- Increased risks of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD),
liver disease and gallstones.
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