Interdisciplinary therapy improves biomarkers profile and lung function in asthmatic obese adolescents.

@article{Silva2012InterdisciplinaryTI,
  title={Interdisciplinary therapy improves biomarkers profile and lung function in asthmatic obese adolescents.},
  author={Patr{\'i}cia Le{\~a}o da Silva and Marco Tulio de Mello and Nadia Carla Cheik and Priscila de Lima Sanches and Fab{\'i}ola Alvise Correia and Aline de Piano and Fl{\'a}via Campos Corgosinho and Raquel Munhoz da Silveira Campos and Cl{\'a}udia Maria Oller do Nascimento and Lila Missae Oyama and Lian Tock and S{\'e}rgio Tufik and Ana Raimunda D{\^a}maso},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          8-17
        }
}
BACKGROUND The simultaneous rise in the prevalence of asthma and obesity in the world, have demonstrated the importance of the development of treatment strategies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short- and long-term results of interdisciplinary therapy on inflammatory biomarkers and lung function in asthmatics obese adolescents. METHODS Seventy-six post-pubertal obese adolescents were recruited, including 50 non-asthmatics [body mass index (BMI), 36 ± 5 kg/m(2) ) and 26… CONTINUE READING
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