Metabolic syndrome: what the paediatrician Should know ?

Rao, Suchetha and *, Anchuri Swapna and Kamath, Nutan (2012) Metabolic syndrome: what the paediatrician Should know ? Karnataka Paediatric Journal, 27 (3 & 4). pp. 100-102.

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Abstract

Metabolic syndrome (MS) has been defined as a link between insulin resistance, hypertension,dyslipidemia, impaired glucose tolerance and other metabolic abnormalities associated with an increased risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. A key factor in pathogenesis of MSis insulin resistance, a phenomenon occurring mainly in obese subjects. Interventions utilizing dietary approach have proven to be successful in reducing some of the associated metabolic abnormalities. Lifestyle disorders are increasingly observe in children , especially adolescents and its imperative that they are identified and managed appropriately by the astute paediatrician.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2013 11:34
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2013 11:34
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78116

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