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ea0081ep535 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in obese children and adolescents

Safi Eya , Olfa Berriche , Khaoula Ben Ali , Rachdi Rim , Lajili Olfa , Ouderni Imen , Amor Nadia Ben , Mahjoub Faten , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: The metabolic syndrome is a major public health problem. Its prevalence is constantly increasing, especially in children and adolescents. Our objective was to determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in a population of obese children and adolescents.Method: This is a descriptive cross-sectional study including 47 children and adolescents recruited at the obesity unit of the National Institute of Nutrition in Tunis. Each patient underw...