[Subclinical atheroesclerosis and metabolic syndrome in children].

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Metabolic syndrome (MS) in children has been associated to subclinical atherosclerosis as estimated by carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT). OBJECTIVES We aim to ascertain the influence of MS, insulin resistance (IR) and nutritional status on CIMT. Percentiles with an increased risk of CIMT were also explored. METHODS A cross-sectional… (More)
DOI: 10.3305/nh.2013.28.5.6767

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