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Large adult body size contributes to the association between genetically predicted larger body size in childhood and coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes later in life

Link Found Between Body Size in Childhood, Later Life Disease

Larger genetically predicted body size in childhood link to later CAD, T2DM due to large adult body size
If rates of obstetric practices had not changed between 1990 and 2013 to include more cesarean deliveries and inductions

Shift in Birth Timing Tied to Decline in Birth Weights

Finding largely due to changes in obstetric practices toward cesarean deliveries, inductions from 1990 to 2013
There is a significant increased risk for diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women who are metabolically unhealthy

Regardless of Weight, Metabolic Health Tied to New Diabetes

Normal-weight but metabolically unhealthy women have twofold greater incidence of diabetes
Higher birth weight for births at-term are associated with greater cardiorespiratory fitness in young adulthood regardless of body mass index

Higher Birth Weight May Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness Later

Findings seen in large cohort of men born at-term, regardless of body mass index, in young adulthood
From 1999 to 2016

1999 to 2016 Saw Increase in U.S. Adults Trying to Lose Weight

Parallel trends seen for increasing current measured body mass index and weight among adults
A child's high and increasing body mass index between ages 2 and 6 years is strongly associated with maternal prepregnancy weight

Early Childhood High BMI Tied to Maternal Prepregnancy Factors

Early childhood weight gain strongly tied to prepregnancy weight, moderately tied to maternal diabetes status

Serious Eating Disorder Possible Even at Normal Body Weight

Markers of malnutrition and psychological problems common with atypical anorexia nervosa
Intrauterine growth restriction protects against allergic diseases

Lower Birth Weight May Protect Against Allergies

However, effects might differ between allergic diseases
Among individuals with type 2 diabetes

Maintaining Weight Loss Cuts Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM

Allowing weight regain as part of maintenance reduces cardiometabolic benefit for many risk factors
Psoriasis is associated with high body mass index and low intake of meat

Psoriasis Tied to High BMI, Low Meat Intake in Japanese Study

Meat, fish intake patterns among psoriasis patients in Japan opposite of those in Western countries