Risk factors associated with overweight cluster in children

25 marzo 2015

Lifestyle-related cardiometabolic risk factors cluster in children in the same way as in adults, according to research. A cardiometabolic risk score was used to evaluate cardiometabolic risk in different age groups. The results show that risk factor levels even lower than those generally accepted as risk factor thresholds for type 2 diabetes and atherosclerotic vascular disease are harmful when several risk factors cluster.