Category Archives: Pediatrics

Childhood Diabetes Rates & Associated Costs Rise

Childhood diabetes rates are on the rise, and a report released Monday pointed to the impact that the cost of their care could have on families — even those who have employer-sponsored health insurance.

The study, conducted by the Health Care… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Childhood Obesity Tied to Skipping Breakfast

Researchers from the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity found that kids who miss breakfast are twice as likely as other children to be overweight or obese. Specifically, students who had two breakfasts … Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Fish Consumption During Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Obesity Risk

Listen to today’s podcast here!

Greek researchers recently found that women who consumed more than the recommended amounts of fish throughout pregnancy had children who were at a greater risk (14%) of being obese or overweight by the… Read More