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Obese adolescents: do they have metabolic syndrome?

Authors:

Escosa García La, Traver Cabrera Pb, Escosa Royo Lc, García Sánchez Nd

aServicio de Urgencias. Hospital Universitario La Paz. Madrid. España.
bPediatra. CS Utebo. Zaragoza. España.
cCardiólogo. Hospital Universitario Miguel Servet. Zaragoza. España.
dPediatra. CS Delicias Sur. Zaragoza. España.

Correspondence: L Escosa. Email: luisescosa1983@gmail.com

Reference of this article.:

Escosa García L, Traver Cabrera P, Escosa Royo L, García Sánchez N. Adolescente con obesidad: ¿presenta síndrome metabólico?. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2012;14:35-9.

Published in Internet: 12/03/2012

Abstract:

Obesity is a growing condition in children and adolescents, especially in industrialized countries. It has a high probability of persisting in adulthood and of becoming a comorbid condition, most frequently with a higher cardiovascular risk and other metabolic complications, such as metabolic syndrome.

Keywords: Metabolic syndrome. Cardiovascular disease. Obesity.


 


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