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Super Sized Kids



SKU# 9780446577601

By Walt Larimore, M.D.

ISBN: 9780446577601 | 306 pages | Distributed by Review and Herald Publishing | Copyright 2007

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If you think your children's extra pounds are just "baby fat" or that they'll "grow out of it," we've got some alarming news--chances are they won't.

Overweight and obese children tend to grow up to be overweight and obese adults.  And the consequences go far beyond being teased at school.  Today, doctors are seeing diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, and heart disease--which once affected only adults in their fifties--striking children as young as six.

The good news is that there is a lot you, as a parent, can do.  The many small steps you take today can help your chi8ld and your family become healthier and happier tomorrow.

Super Sized Kids

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  • Super Sized Kids

If you think your children's extra pounds are just "baby fat" or that they'll "grow out of it," we've got some alarming news--chances are they won't.

Overweight and obese children tend to grow up to be overweight and obese adults.  And the consequences go far beyond being teased at school.  Today, doctors are seeing diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, and heart disease--which once affected only adults in their fifties--striking children as young as six.

The good news is that there is a lot you, as a parent, can do.  The many small steps you take today can help your chi8ld and your family become healthier and happier tomorrow.

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Pages 306
Author Walt Larimore, M.D.
Publisher Distributed by Review and Herald Publishing
Language ENG
Book Group TRA
Title Alpha supersized obesity fat obese overweight children
Title Catalog Super Sized Kids
Catalog Name trade women
Author Code 2270 2271
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Year Published 07/17/2007
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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY:

Walt Larimore, M.D.


Dr. Larimore is one of America’s best-known family physicians and is listed in the Best Doctors in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and the International Health Professionals of the Year. His MD degree is from Louisiana State University, with AOA Honors, while his Family Medicine residency, with an emphasis in Sports Medicine was at the Duke University Medical Center, where he was named one of the top twelve Family Medicine residents in the nation. 

Dr. Larimore is a frequent guest about family health topics on a wide variety of television and radio programs and has appeared on The Today Show, CBS’s Morning Show, several Fox News programs, and CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360. He provides medical commentary for radio stations in Chicago, Orlando, Baltimore, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Tampa, Albuquerque, and Ft. Wayne.

Dr. Larimore has written or edited over twenty books and over 600 articles in a variety of medical journals and lay magazines.