Dysmetabolic syndrome in childhood and adolescence.

Abstract

UNLABELLED The dysmetabolic syndrome, consisting of dyslipidaemia, hypertension, hyperinsulinaemia and central obesity, has been well recognized as a major risk for cardiovascular disease in adults. Although the clustering of cardiovascular risk factors has also been identified in childhood, the occurrence of full-blown dysmetabolic syndrome at younger ages… (More)

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