The relation of menarcheal age to obesity in childhood and adulthood: the Bogalusa heart study.

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Published in BMC Pediatr on April 30, 2003

Authors

David S Freedman1, Laura Kettel Khan, Mary K Serdula, William H Dietz, Sathanur R Srinivasan, Gerald S Berenson, Bogalusa heart study

Author Affiliations

1: Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA. DFreedman@cdc.gov

Associated clinical trials:

Bogalusa Heart Study | NCT00005129

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