Claudia Forziato

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether fasting plasma glucose (FPG) within a normoglycemic range is associated with cardiometabolic risk factors (CMRF) among children and adolescents in an outpatient setting. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Subjects (780; age 6-16 years) with FPG <100 mg/dL were divided into tertiles of FPG. RESULTS BMI, waist circumference,(More)
BACKGROUND Body Mass Index Italian reference data are available for clinical and/or epidemiological use, but no study compared the ability of this system to classify overweight and obesity and detect subjects with clustered cardiometabolic risk factors with international standards. Therefore our aim was to assess 1) the agreement among the Italian Society(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the high triglyceride-to-HDL cholesterol (TG-to-HDL-C) ratio is associated with cardiometabolic risk (CMR) factors and preclinical signs of organ damage in an outpatient population of white children and adolescents. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS The study population included 884 subjects (aged 6-16 years), of whom 206 (23%)(More)
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