Metabolic syndrome in obese Turkish children and adolescents: comparison of two diagnostic models


Cizmecioglu F. M. , Hatun S., Kalaca S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.50, pp.359-365, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.359-365

Abstract

There is no consensus on whether or not the diagnostic criteria of metabolic syndrome (MS) defined for adults [National Cholesterol Education Panel (NCEP) and World Health Organization (WHO)] can be used in childhood as well.