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Diabetes among young on the rise, says deputy health minister - The Malay Mail Online

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Diabetes among young on the rise, says deputy health minister
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Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said more young people were suffering from diabetes due to the spike in the rate of obesity.
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World Diabetes Day to highlight awareness

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Newcastle City Hall's clock tower will be turned blue tonight to mark World Diabetes Day. (World Diabetes Day to highlight awareness: The Hunter is being reminded that being overweight or obese will gr...
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'Feeding Frenzy' screening addresses obesity concerns in America - Lehighvalleylive.com

'Feeding Frenzy' screening addresses obesity concerns in America - Lehighvalleylive.com | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
'Feeding Frenzy' screening addresses obesity concerns in America
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According to the film, obesity rates have more than doubled in children and tripled for adolescents.
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Junk food in sport, child obesity link - Otago Daily Times

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Otago Daily Times Junk food in sport, child obesity link Otago Daily Times Overweight and obesity are significant risk factors for heart disease, cancer and diabetes - which in particular is increasing in New Zealand at worrying levels.'' Studies...
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Heart Attack Grill: Health intervention or obesity inducer?

Heart Attack Grill: Health intervention or obesity inducer? | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
The sign outside says it all: “Over 350 lbs eats free.” The Heart Attack Grill, which offers free meals to customers of a certain girth, opened Wednesday at Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas.

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11 Junk Food in Schools Statistics and Trends

11 Junk Food in Schools Statistics and Trends | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
Junk Food in Schools Statistics
Research has been performed to the relation of junk food in schools and childhood obesity.

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Asal Aliakbari's curator insight, May 12, 2014 11:19 AM

I chose this site because it has really good pictures explaining very good, it also has a very good video casted by CNN with a profesional speaking. This site is easy and fun to understand. It also has some very good fun facts that are cool to know.  

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The Most Effective Weapon Against Obesity-Related Diabetes is Weight Loss ... - Sacramento Bee

The Most Effective Weapon Against Obesity-Related Diabetes is Weight Loss ... - Sacramento Bee | Childhood Obesity | Scoop.it
The Most Effective Weapon Against Obesity-Related Diabetes is Weight Loss ...
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Comic books combat childhood obesity: Researcher

A University of Cincinnati professor has come up with a novel and interactive way to teach kids how to live healthy -- have them create comic books.

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Here's a Tip: Don't Hand Out Fat-Shaming Notes to Kids - Huffington Post Canada

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Here's a Tip: Don't Hand Out Fat-Shaming Notes to Kids
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High blood pressure, diabetes and other cardiovascular issues have been previously tied to obesity.
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Diabetes among children on the rise - Astro Awani

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Astro Awani Diabetes among children on the rise Astro Awani "Almost one in three Malaysians are either overweight or obese, placing them at a high risk for diabetes, especially young people," he told reporters after flagging-off a walkathon in...
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Bingeing Boosts Diabetes Risk - MedPage Today

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Bingeing Boosts Diabetes Risk
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The researchers followed them through 2010 to assess development of type 2 diabetes.
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Obesity In Children And Teens

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The problem of childhood obesity in the United States has grown considerably in recent years. Between 16 and 33 percent of children and adolescents are obese. Obesity is among the easiest medical conditions to recognize but most difficult to treat.
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Obesity Watch: New Zealand Restaurants Urged to Cut Fat in Food to Curb ... - International Business Times AU

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Harvard Researchers Want Fat Kids Taken from Their Homes

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A new study by Harvard health researchers turns heads (Harvard Researchers Want Fat Kids Taken from Their Homes: Last year, at age 12, she weighed 400 pounds and had d...)...


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Obesity Rises Among Children in Developing Countries

http://learningenglish.voanews.com | http://youtube.com/voalearningenglish From VOA Learning English, this is the Health Report.The World Health Organization...
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Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem? - Peter Attia

As a young surgeon, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed ...
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There are too Many Fat Kids in America

Is it me, or are there too many fat kids America? It is not me: there are in fact too many overweight children in this country. The problems are clear, a mutli-billion dollar a year fast food industry, a lack of healthy options for ...

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MIke's curator insight, December 19, 2014 1:10 PM

There are indeed many overweight children in America and it is a problem. The only way to fix this is from the parents and what they give their children as they grow up. And although these kids feel helpless, is not incurable. So we need to get together and stop the overall obesity.

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Screen Viewing and Diabetes Risk Factors in Overweight and Obese Adolescents

April 2013 Publication year: 2013 Source:American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 44, Issue 4, Supplement 4 Background Sedentary behavior has been associated with deleterious cardiometabolic health indicators in adults, but...

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