Cholesterol

Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome: From Prevention to Treatment


Publishing date
24 Aug 2012
Status
Published
Submission deadline
06 Apr 2012

1Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Child Health Promotion Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran

2Nemours Cardiac Center, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19803, USA

3Arteriosklerose-Präventions-Institut, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 80539 Munich, Germany

4Clinical Biochemistry, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8

5Department of Cardiology, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Nisbetiye Street 59/24, Etiler, 34335 Istanbul, Turkey


Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome: From Prevention to Treatment

Description

Pediatric metabolic syndrome is reaching worrying prevalence worldwide. It is related to “globesity,” a term used by the World Health Organization to focus on the escalating global epidemic of overweight and obesity. However, still there are many controversies in terms of its definition, prevalence, predictors, and its association with adult diseases, as well as its nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies.This special issue is dedicated to increasing the depth of research across all areas of the pediatric metabolic syndrome. The special issue is open to both original research articles as well as review articles. Main topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Towards a universal definition for pediatric metabolic syndrome
  • Prevalence reports of metabolic syndrome and its components in children and adolescents
  • Ethnic predisposition to pediatric metabolic syndrome and its components
  • Genetic aspects of pediatric metabolic syndrome
  • Lifestyle and environmental factors associated with metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents
  • Inflammation, stress oxidative, and pediatric metabolic syndrome
  • Association of metabolic syndrome and organ disorders in children and adolescents
  • Relationship of pediatric metabolic syndrome with adult chronic diseases
  • Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies for pediatric metabolic syndrome

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Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 374168
  • - Editorial

Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome: From Prevention to Treatment

Roya Kelishadi | Parinaz Poursafa | ... | Samuel S. Gidding
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 875163
  • - Research Article

Determinants of Childhood Obesity in Representative Sample of Children in North East of Iran

Fereshteh Baygi | Ahmad Reza Dorosty | ... | Kamal Mirkarimi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 961410
  • - Clinical Study

Assessment of Metformin as an Additional Treatment to Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes in Pediatric Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Rebecca M. Raub | Stanley J. Goldberg
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 231962
  • - Research Article

Trends of Components of the Metabolic Syndrome in German First Graders Throughout 10 Years: The PEP Family Heart Study

Gerda-Maria Haas | Thomas Bertsch | Peter Schwandt
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 572820
  • - Research Article

Are Dietary Cholesterol Intake and Serum Cholesterol Levels Related to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Obese Children?

Dimitrios Papandreou | Zaharoula Karabouta | Israel Rousso
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 490381
  • - Research Article

Comparison of Serum Apolipoprotein Levels of Diabetic Children and Healthy Children with or without Diabetic Parents

Mohammad Hashemi | Mohammad Saadat | ... | Roya Kelishadi
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 794252
  • - Research Article

The Triglyceride to HDL Ratio and Its Relationship to Insulin Resistance in Pre- and Postpubertal Children: Observation from the Wausau SCHOOL Project

Karen Olson | Bryan Hendricks | David K. Murdock
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 581432
  • - Clinical Study

Macronutrient Intake Influences the Effect of 25-Hydroxy-Vitamin D Status on Metabolic Syndrome Outcomes in African American Girls

Anna L. Newton | Lynae J. Hanks | ... | Krista Casazza
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 370850
  • - Research Article

Metabolic Risk Factors, Leisure Time Physical Activity, and Nutrition in German Children and Adolescents

Gerda-Maria Haas | Evelyn Liepold | Peter Schwandt
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2012
  • - Article ID 804643
  • - Research Article

Gender Differences Time Trends for Metabolic Syndrome and Its Components among Tehranian Children and Adolescents

Maryam Barzin | Farhad Hosseinpanah | ... | Fereidoun Azizi