Posted on August 11, 2008 by Amber Fite
From 2003 to 2004, approximately 17.4 percent of U.S. teens between the ages of 12 and 19 were overweight.
Overweight children and teens are at high risk for developing serious diseases. Type 2 diabetes and heart disease were considered adult diseases, but they are now being reported in children and teens.
Weight-Control Information Network
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