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how does obesity specifically affect children?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Metabolic syndrome consisting of hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia, and hypertension is often noted. Some other effects are: fatty liver, PCOS, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, bowing of legs, increased incidence of headache, flat feet, and low self esteem.
Answered on Apr 13, 2015

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