Health Consequences of Obesity in Children

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Type 2 Diabetes
High risk in adults who were obese as adolescents
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Asthma
Higher BMI contributes to asthma. 40-50% increased risk.
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Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)
60% increased risk in children who are obese.
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Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
Increased risk of high cholesterol and high blood pressure- leads to CVD.
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Mental Health
Low self regard and impaired quality of life. Low self-esteem, eating disorders and teasing. Emotional and behavioral problems.
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Muskuloskeletal Problems
Increased stress and pain on bones and muscles.
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Higher BMI contributes to asthma. 40-50% increased risk.

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Asthma

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60% increased risk in children who are obese.

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Increased risk of high cholesterol and high blood pressure- leads to CVD.

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Low self regard and impaired quality of life. Low self-esteem, eating disorders and teasing. Emotional and behavioral problems.

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