Larissa Soares Mariz

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BACKGROUND Studies have suggested an association between the presence of acanthosis nigricans (AN) and the development of diabetes. OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between AN and insulin resistance (IR) in overweight children and adolescents receiving care at the Center for Childhood Obesity, Campina Grande, PB. METHODS This cross-sectional(More)
PURPOSE to identify changes in the food intake patterns among overweight children and teenagers, treated at a reference medical centre. METHOD the method used is that of a cohort study, between April 2010 and April 2011. A total of 109 children and teenagers, either obese or overweight, took part in the study. The population was divided into two subgroups(More)
OBJECTIVE to analyze the association between the presence of Acantose nigricans and metabolic changes in overweight adolescents, so as to ascertain the relevance of the identification of this marker in the nursing consultation. METHOD a cross-sectional study undertaken between April 2009 and April 2010 with 118 adolescents who were service users of the(More)
1 Paper extracted from master’s thesis “Fatores de risco cardiovascular e condições associadas ao seguimento de crianças e adolescentes obesos ou com sobrepeso em um centro de referência” presented to Universidade Estadual da Paraíba, Campina Grande, PB, Brazil. 2 Doctoral student, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte,(More)
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