UNC study: Obese 3-year-olds show early warning signs for future heart disease

Monday, March 1, 2010 - 02:56 in Health & Medicine

CHAPEL HILL -- A study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers found that obese children as young as 3 years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation that in adults is considered an early warning sign for possible future heart disease.

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