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ESE Daily News Alert - 10 February 2020

Children with family members in prison at greater risk of diabetes

According to a study published in SAGE-Open Medicine, men with family members in prison during childhood may be more likely to develop diabetes in adulthood.

Medical Dialogues

Breastfeeding for longer may reduce obesity risk in children

According to a study published in Pediatric Obesity, breastfeeding children for longer is associated with a lower risk of childhood obesity.

Endocrinology Advisor

Mindfulness may help obese children lose weight

According to a study published in Endocrine Connections, mindfulness can help children with obesity and anxiety lose weight by reducing stress and appetite.

Good Morning America

Waist circumference important for determining obesity-related health problems

According to a study published in Nature Reviews Endocrinology, waist circumference as well as BMI should be measured when determining cardiometabolic risks in obese patients.


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