Dec 262011

Carter et al followed 244 children in New Zealand from birth to age 3-7. Between ages 3-5, each additional hour of sleep was associated with a 0.48 reduction in BMI, and a 61% reduction in the risk of being obese or overweight by age 7, after controlling for multiple covariates. BMJ 2011;342:d2712. FREE FULL TEXT

Get our weekly email update, and explore our library of practice updates and review articles.

PulmCCM is an independent publication not affiliated with or endorsed by any organization, society or journal referenced on the website. (Terms of Use | Privacy Policy)


Kids who sleep less get fatter? (FLAME study)