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Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 34, Issue 9, pp 729–730 | Cite as

The metabolic syndrome among obese adolescents

  • A. Sartorio
  • F. Agosti
  • A. De Col
  • E. Compri
  • G. Grugni
  • W. Siegfried
  • F. Adorni
  • C. L. Lafortuna
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Metabolic Syndrome Abdominal Obesity International Diabetes Federation Obese Adolescent Metabolic Syndrome Component 
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Copyright information

© Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Sartorio
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. Agosti
    • 1
  • A. De Col
    • 1
  • E. Compri
    • 2
  • G. Grugni
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. Siegfried
    • 3
  • F. Adorni
    • 4
  • C. L. Lafortuna
    • 5
  1. 1.Experimental Laboratory for Auxo-endocrinological ResearchIstituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCSMilanItaly
  2. 2.Division of AuxologyIstituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCSPiancavalloItaly
  3. 3.Adipositas Zentrum InsulaBischofswiesenGermany
  4. 4.Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche e Fisiologia Molecoare del Consiglio Nazionale delle RicercheSegrateItaly
  5. 5.Istituto di Bioimmagini e Fisiologia Molecoare del Consiglio Nazionale delle RicercheSegrateItaly

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