Satish Appleby and her son Shaun
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Obesity 'was a factor' in death of 18 year old

Satish Appleby's son Shaun died from sudden adult death syndrome at the age of 18.

The teenager was overweight, had been addicted to junk food and spent up to 12 hours a day playing computer games.

Doctors told his mother obesity was a contributing factor in his death.

Satish is speaking out in the hope of stopping other young people facing a similar fate.

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  • 01 May 2015
  • From the section Health
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