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07 March 2011

Overweight teens have weak bones

Overweight adolescents who are already struggling with risk factors such as insulin resistance, may need to add weak bones to their list of health concerns, researchers report.

Overweight adolescents already struggling with risk factors such as insulin resistance may need to add weak bones to their list of health concerns, researchers report.

More risk factors, less bone mass

 
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