Researcher finds link between overweight children and heart complications

Dr. Joe Kindler was quoted in the UGA Today article, “Overweight children are developing heart complications”. Dr. Kindler’s research, Visceral fat and arterial stiffness in youth with healthy weight, obesity, and type 2 diabetes, was originally published in Pediatric Obesity. Dr. Kindler credits the Obesity Initiative for providing support for his research. He recently told us “funding from the OI was critical in this project’s success.

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