Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Study: Kids with Down Syndrome Prone to Obesity

New research on a group of Dutch children with Down syndrome is calling attention to the staggering number of kids with the disorder who are overweight.
In a study of nearly 1,600 children with Down syndrome in the Netherlands, researchers found that those with the chromosomal disorder were on average twice as likely as their typically developing peers to be overweight or obese.

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