Like a baby: The vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring

Scientists looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children’s metabolic characteristics — including body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance, which reflects future risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease — in approximately 1,100 children followed from gestation through early adolescence….

Scientists looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, childhood snoring and children’s metabolic characteristics — including body mass index (BMI) and insulin resistance, which reflects future risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease — in approximately 1,100 children followed from gestation through early adolescence….