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- Simmonds, M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Obesity reviews 2016 v.17 no.1 pp. 56-67
- adulthood; adults; body mass index; breast neoplasms; childhood; childhood obesity; children; coronary disease; diabetes; hypertension; meta-analysis; morbidity; obesity-related diseases; prediction; risk; systematic review
- ... Obese children are at higher risk of being obese as adults, and adult obesity is associated with an increased risk of morbidity. This systematic review and meta‐analysis investigates the ability of childhood body mass index (BMI) to predict obesity‐related morbidities in adulthood. Thirty‐seven studies were included. High childhood BMI was associated with an increased incidence of adult diabetes ( ...