Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Obese Youth.

  title={Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Obese Youth.},
  author={Adrienne M Platt},
  journal={NASN school nurse},
  volume={30 4},
School nurses are well aware of the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States, as one in three youth are overweight or obese. Co-morbidities found in overweight or obese adults were not commonly found in youth three decades ago but are now increasingly "normal" as the obesity epidemic continues to evolve. This article is the second of six related articles discussing the co-morbidities of childhood obesity and discusses the complex association between obesity and insulin resistance… CONTINUE READING
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