[Is the metabolic syndrome a new childhood disease?].

@article{Janner2006IsTM,
  title={[Is the metabolic syndrome a new childhood disease?].},
  author={Marion Janner and Primus E. Mullis and Ch E Fl{\"u}ck},
  journal={Praxis},
  year={2006},
  volume={95 13},
  pages={493-500}
}
Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents have become a major public health problem in recent years throughout the world. The medical consequences of obesity may manifest as an increase in the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents putting them at increased risk for future cardiovascular diseases. Obesity can cause insulin… CONTINUE READING