Study highlights:


â·         The plaque buildup in the neck arteries of obese children or those with high cholesterol is similar to levels in middle-aged adults.


â·         Using ultrasound images, researchers equated the "vascular age" to be 45 years old in these children.


â·         Obese children who have high triglycerides are the most likely to have prematurely aging arteries; these children should be treated as high risk for cardiovascular disease, researchers concluded.


 


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