[Obesity in children].

@article{Azcona2000ObesityIC,
  title={[Obesity in children].},
  author={Cristina Azcona and Ana Pati{\~n}o and Mar Ramos and Elena Ruza and Sharon Raggio and Lucia Alonso},
  journal={Revista de medicina de la Universidad de Navarra},
  year={2000},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={29-44}
}
Obesity during childhood and adolescence is an increasingly common complaint in our daily clinical practice. The increase in its prevalence makes paediatrician worry about this disease, which is now considered an epidemic by the World Health Organisation. Obesity is a complex disease. Its aetiology is not yet clear, due to the multiple factors involved: environment, genetics, behaviour, life style, neuroendocrinology and metabolism. Persistent obesity increases the risk of suffering from… CONTINUE READING

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