Children of obese mothers more likely to develop heart disease

Source: BBC Health News

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Date of publication: February 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: The latest findings from the Dorian project has found that children of obese mothers are more likely to develop heart disease, have a stroke or develop type 2 diabetes. Based on the current findings, researchers say urgent strategies are required to prevent girls and young women becoming obese.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement:  UK Health Forum

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