Heading early toward diabetesU.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services sent this bulletin at 08/30/2013 12:23 PM EDT
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HHS HealthBeat (August 30, 2013)
Data on Mexican-American children indicates many are headed early toward diabetes and other health problems. Scientists at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio examined 670 children ages 6 to 17. The researchers found a striking proportion had metabolic syndrome – warning signs of diabetes, such as belly fat and high levels of blood sugar and insulin.
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