The IDF Consensus definition of the Metablic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents

  • Alberti S
  • Zimmet P
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Abstract

The IDF consensus definition of the metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents was developed during a consensus workshop under the initia- tive of Professors Sir George Alberti and Paul Zimmet. The definition is a follow-up of the IDF consensus world- wide definition of the metabolic syn- drome in adults which was published in 2005. The workshop was held on behalf of the IDF Task Force on Epidemiology and Prevention.

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Authors

  • Sir George Alberti

  • Paul Zimmet

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