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Doctor wages war on childhood obesity

By ccmd00d     Dec 18, 2006 in Health
"Los Angeles pediatrician Francine Kaufman is on the front lines of the childhood obesity epidemic, which has flooded her office with diabetes patients and put kids at risk of adult health problems."
"The pediatric endocrine group at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles had 250 to 300 patients when Kaufman started in the late 1970s. The patient roster has since expanded 2,000-plus."
Rapidly rising obesity rates are fueling an explosion in type 2 diabetes, which accounts for about 90 percent of cases.
This is an obvious health concern that is growing each year as shown in the numbers above. I think that this is a good step in the right direction to fight chld obesity.
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