Abolfazl Beihaghi

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OBJECTIVES This study aimed to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, abnormalities of liver enzymes and sonographic fatty liver, as well as the inter-related associations in normal weight, overweight and obese children and adolescents. METHODS This cross-sectional study was conducted among a sample of 1107 students (56.1% girls), aged 6-18(More)
INTRODUCTION Children's obesity is a known health problem in the world and is a strong predictor of obesity in adulthood which increases the incidence of related diseases such as metabolic syndrome. According to the MONIKA project by the World Health Organization (WHO), Iran is one of the seven countries with a high rate of child obesity. Fatty liver is an(More)
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