A new study of kindergartners shows a startling trend - the waistlines of young kids are bigger than ever. Researchers with the RAND Corporation looked at data from thousands of white, black and Hispanic kids during a nine-year period, starting in kindergarten. They found nearly 40 percent of the kindergartners had a body mass index in the 75th percentile or higher, a 25 percent increase since the 1970s and 80s.
GBMC's Tim Doran, M.D., Chairman of Pediatrics, was a guest on FOX45 Morning News on November 30 discussing the issue of childhood obesity and what can be done to overcome this disturbing trend.
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