Comparison of metabolic syndrome prevalence using six different definitions in overweight pre-pubertal children enrolled in a weight management study

@article{Golley2006ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of metabolic syndrome prevalence using six different definitions in overweight pre-pubertal children enrolled in a weight management study},
  author={Rebecca Golley and A Magarey and Katharine Steinbeck and Louise A. Baur and Lynne Allison Daniels},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={853-860}
}
Objectives:To assess the implications of variation in Metabolic Syndrome (MS) definition (biochemical and anthropometric indicators) on MS prevalence estimates in a population of overweight and mildly obese children.Design:Cross-sectional study.Subjects:Ninety-nine (64 girls) overweight or mildly obese, but otherwise healthy, pre-pubertal 6–9-year olds recruited for a randomized controlled trial of weight management.Measures:Height, weight and waist circumference were measured with BMI and… CONTINUE READING
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