As Children Grow Up and Gain Weight, Family Life Suffers, Study Reports

As Children Grow Up and Gain Weight, Family Life Suffers, Study Reports

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As Children Grow Up and Gain Weight, Family Life Suffers, Study Reports

As children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) age, gains in weight are among concerns that considerably affect both their quality of life and that of family members, with rising stress and levels of caregiver burden evident, a survey of small group of parents reports. The study based on parent responses, “Prader-Willi Syndrome in children: Quality of life and caregiver burden” was published in the journal Acta Paediatrica. Children with PWS are affected by hormonal, neurological, and…

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