Pediatría Atención Primaria
versión impresa ISSN 1139-7632
ESCOSA GARCIA, L.; TRAVER CABRERA, M. P.; ESCOSA ROYO, L. y GARCIA SANCHEZ, N.. Obese adolescents: do they have metabolic syndrome?. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria [online]. 2012, vol.14, n.53, pp.35-39. ISSN 1139-7632. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1139-76322012000100006.
Obesity is a growing condition in children and adolescents, especially in industrialized countries. It has a high probability of persisting in adulthood and of becoming a comorbid condition, most frequently with a higher cardiovascular risk and other metabolic complications, such as metabolic syndrome.
Palabras clave : Obesity; Cardiovascular disease; Metabolic syndrome.