Obesity and metabolic risks in children.

  title={Obesity and metabolic risks in children.},
  author={Blanca Estela del-R{\'i}o-Navarro and Oscar J Vel{\'a}zquez-Monroy and Agust{\'i}n Lara-Esqueda and Rafael Violante-Ort{\`i}z and Guillermo Fanghanel and Leopoldo Perez-Sanchez and Arturo Berber},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  volume={39 2},
BACKGROUND We undertook this study to establish the prevalence of overweight, obesity, abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, and high glucose and triglyceride levels in school-age children from Mexico City, as well as to determine how overweight and obesity are related to the other risk factors. METHODS The study was a cross-sectional survey comprised of 1819 children (6-13 years of age) attending six elementary schools. Gender, age, weight, height, waist circumference, blood pressure, and… CONTINUE READING
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