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Nearly 90 percent of overweight children are not diagnosed by doctors

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Nearly, 90-percent of children with a weight problem, are *not* flagged by their pediatrician. Researchers studied the medical records of over 60-thousand children.

They found most obese children were diagnosed properly. But, only 10-percent of overweight children were identified by their doctor.

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