Identification and treatment of metabolic complications in pediatric obesity

@article{Ode2009IdentificationAT,
  title={Identification and treatment of metabolic complications in pediatric obesity},
  author={Katie Larson Ode and Brigitte I. Frohnert and Brandon M Nathan},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={10},
  pages={167-188}
}
Metabolic consequences of obesity including insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and non-alcoholic fatty liver infiltration are rapidly emerging in the pediatric population. Identifying effective strategies for identifying and treating these obesity related co-morbidities in children are crucial to the prevention of future cardiovascular disease and poor health outcomes. This review discusses the pathophysiologic connections… CONTINUE READING
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