Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in European obese children.

  title={Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in European obese children.},
  author={Szilvia Bokor and Marie-Laure Frelut and Andrea Vania and Charalambos G Hadjiathanasiou and Marina Anastasakou and Ewa Malecka-Tendera and Pawel Matusik and D{\'e}n{\'e}s Molnar},
  journal={International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  volume={3 Suppl 2},
UNLABELLED The rapid rising prevalence of childhood obesity is related to increased risk of obesity-related diseases during adulthood. The aim of the present study was to review the data concerning the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) in European children and adolescents (Part 1) and to determine and compare the prevalence of MS among overweight and obese children, and adolescents in five European countries using four MS definitions (Part 2). In total, 1 241 European obese children from… CONTINUE READING