Results of long-term study could help identify children at risk of future type 2 diabetes
Researchers at the University of Plymouth and Nestlé have revealed new insights into the factors that predispose children to developing type 2 diabetes in adult life.
Study links obesity in the young to lowering of the age of puberty
University of Plymouth news: A new link has been identified between obesity in childhood and the lowering age of puberty.
The EarlyBird study
Plymouth University: Insulin resistance is thought to underlie the development of type 2 diabetes and the aim of the study was to determine which children became insulin resistant and why.
Unique EarlyBird study set for historic third phase
Plymouth University news: EarlyBird has uniquely followed a group of 300 children from the age of four or five to early adulthood, and its findings could hold the key to understanding how the way we live in childhood may affect our health as adults