Cardiovascular Risk Factor Status of Greek Adolescents in Athens

  title={Cardiovascular Risk Factor Status of Greek Adolescents in Athens},
  author={A G Kafatos and G Panagiotakopoulos and N Bastakis and D A Trakas and M Stokidou and Ernest Wynder and S N Pantelakis},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
As it has been well documented recently, the early recognition in childhood and adolescence of risk factors for catastrophic conditions in the adult life, such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer, could be the only effective preventive measure for these diseases if these persons had an appropriate management. In order to establish the frequency of such risk factors in adolescents aged 10-15 years a collaborative study was carried out in 11 countries with the initiative of the American Health… CONTINUE READING