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TG: HDL-C ratio is a good marker to identify children affected by obesity with increased cardiometabolic risk and insulin resis

Iwani et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Malaysia

Journal : International Journal of Endocrinology

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is an important predictor of cardiovascular diseases in adulthood. This study aims to examine the clinical utility of triglyceride to high-density lipoprotein ratio (TG: HDL-C) in identifying cardiometabolic risk and insulin resistance (IR) among children with obesity, in comparison with MetS as defined by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). Data of 232 children with obesity aged 10–16 years were obtained from our study, MyBFF@ school study, conducted between January and December …
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