Systematic review on the association of abdominal obesity in children and adolescents with cardio-metabolic risk factors

@inproceedings{Kelishadi2015SystematicRO,
  title={Systematic review on the association of abdominal obesity in children and adolescents with cardio-metabolic risk factors},
  author={Roya Kelishadi and Parisa Mirmoghtadaee and Hananeh Najafi and Mojtaba Keikha},
  booktitle={Journal of research in medical sciences : the official journal of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The adverse health effects of abdominal obesity are well documented in adults, but such association remains to be determined in the pediatric age group. This study aims to perform a systematic review on the association between abdominal obesity and cardio-metabolic factors such as dyslipidemia, hypertension, and hyperglycemia among children and adolescents. MATERIALS AND METHODS A systematic literature search was conducted using PubMed, Scopus and Google Scholar databases to May… CONTINUE READING