Kids' wrist size tied to heart health

Kids' wrist size tied to heart health

There are 1 comment on the KSDK NewsChannel 5 story from Apr 12, 2011, titled Kids' wrist size tied to heart health. In it, KSDK NewsChannel 5 reports that:

The size of a child's wrist may offer clues to future heart health. A study in this week's Circulation found that overweight children with larger wrist bone measurements had higher insulin resistance, a risk factor for developing heart disease.

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Rochester, MN

#1 Apr 12, 2011
Its sad there is a need for this research at all. Kids are looking to their environment to make decisions - whether its a cartoon characters or parents. Take control of your family's health - be a healthy role model for your kids. Even when you think they aren't watching and learning - they are.

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