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n South African Medical Journal - Obesity in childhood and adolescence : editorial

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Abstract

Obesity rates among children and adolescents have reached epidemic proportions in both industrialised and developing countries, with an estimated 1 out of every 5 youngsters suffering from obesity at a BMI above 30. Childhood obesity is a strong predictor of adult obesity, and very difficult to treat once established.

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2012-05-01
2016-12-03
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