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Re: Obese kids: a form of child abuse?

A great deal is at stake when a parent allows their child to become obese, or morbidly obese. Here are but a few:
High Blood pressure, hypertension - One-third of all cases of high blood pressure are associated with obesity High blood pressure is twice as common in adults who are obese than in those who are at a healthy weight.

High blood cholesterol - 50% more likely to have elevated blood cholesterol levels.

Diabetes Type 2 - non-insulin dependent accounts for nearly 90% of all cases of dia