Weight Gain Trajectories from Birth to Adolescence and Cardiometabolic Status in Adolescence.

Affiliation

Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Heart Research Institute, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

To assess the influence of the trajectory of weight gain from birth to adolescence on cardiovascular and metabolic risk. We studied childhood body mass index (BMI) trajectories from birth to age 14 years and cardiometabolic risk factors at age 14 years.

Keywords

adolescence,body mass index,cardiovascular risk,

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