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Co-morbidity obese children in family practice in The Netherlands: The results of a pilot study

Langens, F.; Dapper, T.; Nuboer, R.; Van Weel, Chris; Binsbergen, Jaap J Van

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Objectives. The aim of this pilot study was to assess the prevalence of co-morbidity in obese children. Particular emphasis was on cardiovascular risk. Method. In this retrospective, cross-sectional, observational study the data of 155 obese children, who visited a paediatric obesity outdoor clinic, have been studied. Results. In all, 92% of the population had at least one cardiovascular risk factor. In all, 48% showed a high systolic and 9% a high diastolic blood pressure, while 18% had an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84830
Source: Family Practice
DOI: 10.1093/fampra/cmn062

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