Children Heart Disease Risk

POSTED: Friday, November 26, 2010 - 8:00am

UPDATED: Friday, November 26, 2010 - 11:29am

Older children who have a high body mass index could develop serious heart disease risks by their 16th birthday.
A study finds such children between the ages of 9 and 12 are more likely to have high blood pressure, cholesterol and blood insulin levels as teenagers.
All of those conditions are risk factors for heart disease.

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