Metabolic syndrome by the new IDF criteria in Hong Kong Chinese adolescents and its prediction by using body mass index
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AbstractAim: The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has recently proposed a new set of criteria to define metabolic syndrome (MES) in children and adolescents. We estimated the rate of MES by these new IDF criteria and investigated the use of body mass index (BMI) in predicting MES in Chinese adolescents.
All Author(s) ListKong APS, Ko GTC, Ozaki R, Wong GWK, Tong PCY, Chan JCN
Journal nameActa Paediatrica
Volume Number97
Issue Number12
Pages1738 - 1742
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsAdolescents; Body mass index; Chinese; Diagnostic criteria; Metabolic syndrome
Web of Science Subject CategoriesPediatrics; PEDIATRICS

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