Vol 12, No 5 (2011): Practical Diabetology
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Published online: 2011-12-29

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Otyłość i nadwaga u dzieci oraz młodzieży jako czynnik ryzyka zaburzeń homeostazy glukozy i ich powikłań

Ewa Otto-Buczkowska, Łukasz Machnica
Diabetologia Praktyczna 2011;12(5):180-187.


The excessive body mass prevention should be conducted from the first months of the child’s life. The waist circumference measurement should be obligatorily performed during the routine check-up visits because some children with abdominal obesity do not fulfill the body weight or BMI obesity criterion. Children with positive family history of the cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, lipid disturbances or diabetes ought to be closely monitor for the blood pressure, blood lipids and glycemia abnormalities. (Diabet. Prakt. 2011; 12, 5: 180–187)

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