Implications of childhood obesity for adult health: findings from thousand families cohort study.

@article{Wright2001ImplicationsOC,
  title={Implications of childhood obesity for adult health: findings from thousand families cohort study.},
  author={Charlotte M Wright and Lisa Parker and David Lamont and Alan W. Craft},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2001},
  volume={323 7324},
  pages={1280-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether being overweight in childhood increases adult obesity and risk of disease. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING City of Newcastle upon Tyne. PARTICIPANTS 932 members of thousand families 1947 birth cohort, of whom 412 attended for clinical examination age 50. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Blood pressure; carotid artery intima-media thickness; fibrinogen concentration; total, low density lipoprotein, and high density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations… CONTINUE READING
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