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Can weight loss reset health risks in heavy kids? | MNN - Mother ...: A recent study finds that kids suffering f...

Can weight loss reset health risks in heavy kids? | MNN - Mother ...: A recent study finds that kids suffering f...

"There is hope for overweight and obese children," chief author Dr. Markus Juonala at the University of Turku told Reuters Health in a telephone interview. "If they manage to become non-obese adults, then the risks of these outcomes -- diabetes, hypertension, early atherosclerosis -- are quite similar to those who have been normal weight all their lives. I think that's quite a positive message."

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