Feature Interview (7:04) – Pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Kim-Doan Katrina Nguyen talks about the growing problem of childhood obesity in the US and other parts of the world including the most common causes, the health consequences, and best practices to avoid or overcome weight problems in children.

Medical Trivia (Answer at 47:55) – In the largest study looking at the relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and health, the life-expectancy for those in the “healthy” BMI range was just over 82 years. How many years of expected life were lost in the overweight group, underweight group, and obese group?

“Association of BMI with overall and cause-specific mortality” https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30288-2




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