What is metabolic syndrome, and why are children getting it?
- Author(s): Lustig, Robert
- Weiss, R
- Bremer, AA
- Lustig, RH
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3715098?pdf=render
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