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CHILDHOOD OBESITY: ETIOLOGY, COMORBIDITIES AND TREATMENT.

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Summary of "CHILDHOOD OBESITY: ETIOLOGY, COMORBIDITIES AND TREATMENT."

Obesity is currently considered a global epidemic, its implications in mortality and morbidity in the pediatric patient and in adulthood are increasingly important. The objective of this update is to review in detail the definitions of obesity according to the age group, in turn, the epidemiology of this entity worldwide and South America. Available evidence about pathophysiology and additionally, associated comorbidities are reported in some of the most important and clinically relevant body systems. The recommendations on pharmacological, non-pharmacological management through changes in the lifestyles and relevant aspects of bariatric surgery in the pediatric population are also described.

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Name: Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews
ISSN: 1520-7560
Pages: e3203

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