Obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, and cardiovascular risk in children: an American Heart Association scientific statement from the Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young Committee (Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young) and the Diabetes Committee (Council on Nutrition,

@article{Steinberger2003ObesityIR,
  title={Obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, and cardiovascular risk in children: an American Heart Association scientific statement from the Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young Committee (Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young) and the Diabetes Committee (Council on Nutrition,},
  author={Julia Steinberger and Stephen Robert Daniels},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 10},
  pages={
          1448-53
        }
}
This statement was reviewed by the American Diabetes Association. The recommendations contained herein are consistent with the American Diabetes Association’s Clinical Practice Recommendations. Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer in the adult population of Western societies,1 but the pathological processes and risk factors associated with its development have been shown to begin during childhood.2 Obesity plays a central role in the insulin resistance syndrome, which… CONTINUE READING

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