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Cardiovascular disease risk factors, weight, and the strategies to tackle future risk in school aged children

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Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) can have its beginnings in childhood, especially if the child is overweight. Without intervention, increased risk factors in childhood track in adulthood, putting the individual at increased risk for early cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. As a result, childhood health outcomes are an increasingly popular area for health research. However, little progress has been made on the most effective way to enable children to lead ...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Friedemann, C
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2014-05-01

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