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Research data: WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
2012 Size at birth, weight gain in infancy and childhood, and adult diabetes risk in five low- or middle-income country birth cohorts
We examined associations of birth weight and weight gain in infancy and early childhood with type 2 diabetes (DM) risk in five cohorts from ...
The aim of this study was to assess body weight and body image among South African male and female university students. Participants (N=289)...
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2011 Overweight and obesity and associated factors among school-aged adolescents in Ghana and Uganda
Abstract: The aim of this study was to assess overweight and obesity and associated factors in school-going adolescents in low income Africa...