Metabolic syndrome in Turkish children and adolescents.

  title={Metabolic syndrome in Turkish children and adolescents.},
  author={Mehmet Agirbasli and Servet Cakir and Sencan Ozme and Gonenc Ciliv},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  volume={55 8},
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and phenotype of metabolic syndrome in Turkish children and adolescents. We adapted the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III criteria of metabolic syndrome to children and adolescents. Using the international cutoff points and percentiles, we determined 10- to 17-year-old Turkish children and adolescents with high blood pressure, high triglyceride (TG), low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), fasting… CONTINUE READING


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