Tayebeh Chahkandi

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BACKGROUND Prevalence of obesity in children has been increasing during recent decades all over the world. Obesity, particularly central obesity, is associated with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases. The present study aimed to assess obesity and central obesity in 6-11 year old Birjand elementary school children, East of Iran. METHODS This(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular risk factors begin in childhood and adolescence. This study aimed at assessing serum lipids and prevalence of Dyslipidemia in 11-18 year old students of Birjand. METHODS The present cross-sectional, descriptive, and analytical study was done on 2,643 middle and high school students of Birjand aged 11-18 years (1,396 girls and(More)
BACKGROUND Prevalence of obesity in children has been increased during recent decades all over the world. Obesity, particularly, abdominal obesity (AO) is associated with the risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. This study aimed to assess obesity and central obesity within students aged 11-18 of Birjand city. METHODS This cross-sectional(More)
Obesity and overweight in children and adolescents are one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century, such that increased more twofold fold from 20 years ago (1). The numbers have doubled Childhood Obesity as the global principal health problem is steadily involving many lowand middleincome countries, particularly within urban areas(More)
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity could induce some risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) including serum lipid abnormalities, hypertension, and atherosclerosis. The present study aimed to comparison the lipid profile in normal children with cases having overweight, obesity and central obesity. METHODS In this case control study, which was conducted(More)
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