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In Autism, Obesity Starts Early

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April 2, 2013- "In Autism, Obesity Starts Early"- According to a recent study, more than 30 percent of children with autism are overweight or obese, a rate that is significantly higher than in the general population. The cause for the weight gain is unknown, however researchers ruled out the possibility that medications influenced weight gain in this sample.