Children with Down syndrome (also known as Trisomy 21) are prone to obesity. Their families may be concerned about their future risks for cardiovascular problems as well as their quality of life.
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Many of today’s healthy children and teens will develop later-onset chronic conditions including heart disease, cancer, and osteoporosis.
Pediatricians have long known that children with Down syndrome grow differently than typical children, but the last growth charts for children with Down syndrome were developed almost 30 years ago.