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With nearly one-third of American children being overweight or obese, doctors agree that there is an acute need for more effective treatments.
A transcription factor activated by too much sugar in the blood is a driver of an implacable cycle of too little insulin resulting in too much sugar in the blood that, in turn, causes failure of beta cells to make enough insulin which results in even higher blood sugar and type 2 diabetes.
A recent study by the University of Manchester and Monash University, Melbourne found that obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when looking for jobs and more likely to be offered lower starting salaries then their non-overweight colleagues.
Several medical organizations have recently recommended that doctors switch from using the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) growth curves to the World Health Organization (WHO) growth curves to better determine overweight and obesity in children in Canada aged 5 years.
Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and receive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues.
There is a long-held concern that youths who eat a lot of fast food are at risk for becoming overweight.
Finding comes from UB researchers who found in 2010 that obese people are more likely to die in a crash
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