Disability Greater in Underweight or Obese Children, Study Finds

Disability Greater in Underweight or Obese Children, Study Finds

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Disability Greater in Underweight or Obese Children, Study Finds

Children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease are more likely to be on either extreme of the body mass index, either underweight or obese, than their healthy peers, a large study found. Findings also showed that among children with CMT, being underweight or obese was associated with greater disability. The study, “Association Between Body Mass Index and Disability in Children With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease,” was published in the journal Neurology. Studies have shown that body mass index (BMI),…

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