Study examines maternal metabolic factors and early-onset puberty

In a study of more than 15,000 girls and their mothers -- all Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California -- maternal overweight and hyperglycemia were linked to the earlier onset of puberty in girls 6 to 11 years old. Early puberty has been linked to multiple adverse health developments as girls grow up.

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