Rate of change in childhood BMI predicts adult obesity risk

The rate of change in BMI at different ages during childhood, particularly during and after puberty, is differentially associated with adult obesity, independent of absolute BMI values at corresponding ages, according to findings from a longitudinal analysis published in Pediatric Obesity.

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