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Korean J Pediatr 2009 July;52(7) :737-744.
doi:https://doi.org/10.3345/kjp.2009.52.7.737
Metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents
Young Mi Hong (Hong YM)
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Corresponding Author: Young Mi Hong ,Email: hongym@chollian.net
Copyright © 2009 by The Korean Pediatric Society
ABSTRACT
Metabolic syndrome (MS) in children and adolescents has become a global public health problem. MS among Korean children and adolescents has been increasing significantly over the past decade. This paper aims to provide the currently available information on the MS in children and adolescents. This review focuses on the definition, diagnostic criteria, epidemiology and pathophysiology which may be helpful for the pediatrician in early identification and management of the MS in children and adolescents.
Keywords: Metabolic syndrome | Children | Adolescents | Waist circumference
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