Does childhood obesity increase the risk of atherosclerosis?

Updated: Feb 20, 2019
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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Studies indicate that obese children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease may be at increased risk for atherosclerosis. [23]


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