TITLE

Metabolic syndrome and obesity increase in tandem

AUTHOR(S)
Burke, Michael G.
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Contemporary Pediatrics;Sep2004, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity in children. Reference to a study by R. Weiss et al published in a 2004 issue of "New England Journal of Medicine"; Body mass index of persons with metabolic syndrome; Outcome of the administration of a glucose tolerance test to obese children.
ACCESSION #
16585611

 

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