Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Lean, Obese and Diabetic Children and Adolescents.

@article{Shikha2015AmbulatoryBP,
  title={Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Lean, Obese and Diabetic Children and Adolescents.},
  author={Deep Shikha and Montish Singla and Rachna Walia and Natia Potter and Vatcharapan Umpaichitra and Arlene B. Mercado and Nathaniel Winer},
  journal={Cardiorenal medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={
          183-90
        }
}
AIM To determine if children and adolescents who have obesity (Ob) or type 2 diabetes (T2DM) of relatively short duration have impaired cardiovascular function compared with lean subjects using 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure as a surrogate measure of evaluation. METHODS We enrolled 100 African-Caribbean subjects (45 males/55 females), mean ages 14.4-15.2 years (range 11.8-18.5 years) and Tanner stage 4.2-4.8. Mean BMI for the Ob (n = 40), T2DM (n = 39) and lean (n = 21) groups were 40.3… CONTINUE READING
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