Obesity is an increasingly increasing problem among children. Erratic eating habits, decreased physical activity and increased view time have a major role in it.

Obesity in turn can lead to a host of other medical problems like high cholesterol, fatty liver, lethargy, high blood pressure, pre-diabetes.

Glucose tolerance testing is done in children with obesity to evaluate the levels of blood sugars and insulin in the body.

Bad Habits and Unhealthy Lifestyle

High insulin levels can result in blackening of skin around the nape of the neck, in the arm pits or between the thigh. It is often presumed to dirt around the skin by parents.