Etiologic and cardiovascular risk factors in obese children from Extremadura in Spain. Their relationship with insulin resistance and plasma adipocytokine levels.

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The aim was to investigate etiologic and cardiovascular risk factors in obese children from Extremadura, Spain, and their relationship with insulin resistance and plasma adipocytokine levels. METHODS The study included 373 children (age, 3-13 years) who were randomly selected from schools in the city and province of Badajoz and… (More)

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