Metabolic syndrome in childhood obesity.

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OBJECTIVES We determined the frequency of metabolic risk factors and the prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in childhood obesity. SUBJECTS 186 obese children (97 females and 89 males), aged 11.2 +/- 2.8 (6-16) years and 98 healthy children (46 females and 52 males), aged 10.9 +/- 3.2 (6-16) years were recruited for the study, as study and control groups… (More)

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