Cardiometabolic risk factors as apolipoprotein B, triglyceride/HDL-cholesterol ratio and C-reactive protein, in adolescents with and without obesity: cross-sectional study in middle class suburban children.

@article{Musso2011CardiometabolicRF,
  title={Cardiometabolic risk factors as apolipoprotein B, triglyceride/HDL-cholesterol ratio and C-reactive protein, in adolescents with and without obesity: cross-sectional study in middle class suburban children.},
  author={Carla Musso and Mabel Nora Graffigna and Jimena Soutelo and Margarita Honfi and Laura Estefany Padilla Ledesma and Ver{\'o}nica Miksztowicz and M{\'o}nica Amado Pazos and Marta Migliano and Laura Ester Schreier and Gene A. Berg},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  year={2011},
  volume={12 3 Pt 2},
  pages={
          229-34
        }
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of obesity (OB), overweight (OW), and metabolic syndrome (MS) has increased worldwide. That imposes a substantial risk for type 2 diabetes and premature cardiovascular disease. However, to date no unified criteria exist to asses risk or outcomes in children and adolescents. OBJECTIVES To establish the presence of OB/OW and MS and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adolescents. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS Male (n = 514) and female (n = 429) adolescents from high… CONTINUE READING
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