Childhood obesity can cost you thousands of dollars in the future, about $19,000 to be accurate.  This is according to research analyst at Duke Health Institute and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.  So the question is, how can childhood obesity cost $19,000?  The estimated cost takes into account all medical bills you would expect to see from doctors’ visits, medications, and missed wages due to health condition.  These costs will occur when children are well into their adulthood lives, a time when it might be too late to change their lifestyle.

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