Glycemic Status, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Risk in Children


Berenson G. S. , Agirbasli M. A. , Quoc Manh Nguyen Q. M. N. , Chen W., Srinivasan S. R.

MEDICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, vol.95, no.2, pp.409-418, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.mcna.2010.11.011
  • Journal Name: MEDICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.409-418

Abstract

The metabolic syndrome and adult manifestation of prediabetes and diabetes are major public health problems that begin in childhood. Prevention must be considered as a serious public health issue. Health education and health promotion of school children needs incorporation as a community effort.