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What is metabolic syndrome, and why are children getting it?

  • Author(s): Lustig, Robert;
  • Weiss, R;
  • Bremer, AA;
  • Lustig, RH
  • et al.

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Metabolic syndrome comprises a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors (hypertension, altered glucose metabolism, dyslipidemia, and abdominal obesity) that occur in obese children. However, metabolic syndrome can also occur in lean individuals, suggesting t

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