BMI peak in infancy as a predictor for later BMI in the Uppsala Family Study.

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Silverwood, RJ; De Stavola, BL; Cole, TJ; Leon, DA;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature [academic journals on nature.com]
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: nutritional and metabolic diseases

BACKGROUND: The development of obesity through childhood, often characterized by using body mass index (BMI), has received much recent interest because of the rapidly increasing levels of obesity worldwide. However, the extent to which the BMI trajectory in the first ye... View more
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