Metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents - criteria for diagnosis

@article{Mancini2009MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents - criteria for diagnosis},
  author={M{\'a}rcio Corr{\^e}a Mancini},
  journal={Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={20 - 20}
}
In recent years, there has been a greater concern about the presence of obesity and metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents. However, there is no consensus regarding the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents. It is evident that each component of the syndrome must be identified as early as possible in order to prevent definitive lesions. The question is how to do this and which cut-offs must be adopted for this diagnosis. For a matter of convenience, the definition… CONTINUE READING

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