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Prevalence of high body mass index in US children and adolescents, 2007-2008.
CONTEXT The prevalence of high body mass index (BMI) among children and adolescents in the United States appeared to plateau between 1999 and 2006. OBJECTIVES To provide the most recent estimatesExpand
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Obesity and socioeconomic status in children and adolescents: United States, 2005-2008.
Among non-Hispanic white children and adolescents, the prevalence of obesity increases as income decreases, yet the majority of non-Hispanic white children and adolescents who are obese do not liveExpand
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Obesity and socioeconomic status in adults: United States, 2005-2008.
Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2008. Among men, obesity prevalence is generally similar at all income levels, however, among non-Hispanic black andExpand
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Infant exposures and development of type 1 diabetes mellitus: The Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young (DAISY).
IMPORTANCE The incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is increasing worldwide, with the most rapid increase among children younger than 5 years of age. OBJECTIVE To examine the associationsExpand
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Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and islet autoimmunity in children at increased risk for type 1 diabetes.
CONTEXT Cod liver oil supplements in infancy have been associated with a decreased risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus in a retrospective study. OBJECTIVE To examine whether intakes of omega-3 andExpand
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Sugar intake is associated with progression from islet autoimmunity to type 1 diabetes: the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young
Aims/hypothesisDietary sugar intake may increase insulin production, stress the beta cells and increase the risk for islet autoimmunity (IA) and subsequent type 1 diabetes.MethodsSince 1993, theExpand
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Early-Life Predictors of Higher Body Mass Index in Healthy Children
Background/Aims: Childhood obesity tracks into adulthood, and may increase diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk in adulthood. Prospective analyses may better define the pathways between earlyExpand
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Height growth velocity, islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes development: the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young
Aims/hypothesisLarger childhood body size and rapid growth have been associated with increased type 1 diabetes risk. We analysed height, weight, BMI and velocities of growth in height, weight andExpand
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The Association between Food Insecurity and Obesity in Children-The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
BACKGROUND Food insecurity can put children at greater risk of obesity because of altered food choices and nonuniform consumption patterns. OBJECTIVE We examined the association between obesity andExpand
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Maternal diet during pregnancy and islet autoimmunity in offspring
Background:  Recent studies on the etiology of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) suggest that the components of the infant diet are associated with islet autoimmunity (IA), a precursor of T1DM. TheExpand
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