Paraoxonase activity in metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents.
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Caspian journal of internal medicine, ISSN: 2008-6164, Vol: 9, Issue: 2, Page: 116-120
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Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a collection of various interrelated risk factors that appear to have an impact as development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVDs). Epidemic of childhood and adolescent's obesity has increased interest in the metabolic syndrome (MS) due to the potential projection into adulthood. The prevalence of MS in adolescents has been estimated to be 6.7% in young adults and 4.2% in adolescents. We aimed to study the MetS in children and adolescents with respect to metabolic changes.