[Obesity: Paradigm of Endothelial Dysfunction in Paediatric Age Groups].


INTRODUCTION Obesity is considered a global epidemic with important public health issues as it is an independent risk factor in the development of cardiovascular disorders. MATERIAL AND METHODS Approximately 10% of the worldâÄôs paediatric population has excess weight or obesity and 40% of these will be obese adults. Obesity is characterized by a chronic… (More)