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The problem of obesity and the onset of Type 2 diabetes in children

Margaret Perry, BSc (Hons), RN, Nurse Practitioner Dip (HE).Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Whiteheath Clinic, Oldbury, West MidlandsObesity is a problem that appears to be increasing in prevalence not only in the UK but in several other nations around the world. The National Audit Office has recently issued its report Tackling Obesity in England (NAO, 2001).

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