Severe obesity associated with cardiovascular deconditioning, high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, diabetes mellitus/hyperinsulinemia, and respiratory compromise.

@article{Gidding2004SevereOA,
  title={Severe obesity associated with cardiovascular deconditioning, high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, diabetes mellitus/hyperinsulinemia, and respiratory compromise.},
  author={Samuel S. Gidding and Rodrigo Nehgme and Charles T Heise and Carol Muscar and Annie Linton and Sandra G. Hassink},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={144 6},
  pages={766-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the extent and severity of obesity-related cardiorespiratory morbidity in children with body mass index (BMI) >or=40 kg/m(2). STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of a cohort comprised of 48 boys and girls aged 8 to 17 years with BMI >or=40 kg/m(2). Cardiorespiratory fitness (graded cycle exercise test), left ventricular (LV) mass (echocardiography), blood pressure, fasting lipid profile, fasting insulin, fasting glucose, HbA1c, and pulmonary function (spirometry and… CONTINUE READING
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