Genetics of non-syndromic childhood obesity and the use of high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies.

@article{Fonseca2017GeneticsON,
  title={Genetics of non-syndromic childhood obesity and the use of high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies.},
  author={Ana Carolina Proença da Fonseca and Claudio Alberto Mastronardi and Angad S. Johar and Mauricio Arcos-Burgos and Gilberto Jorge da Paz-Filho},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 10},
  pages={1549-1561}
}
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity is a serious public health problem associated with the development of several chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and hypertension. The elevated prevalence of obesity is mostly due to inadequate diet and lifestyle, but it is also influenced by genetic factors. OBJECTIVES To review recent advances… CONTINUE READING