The A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Core Curriculum 2nd Ed Downloadable Content: Chapter 14, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 14: Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Kalyan Ray Parashette, MD, MPH
Sandeep K. Gupta, MD
Contributors and Peer Reviewers
Foreword and Preface
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CHAPTER 14 CONTENTS
What Is the Metabolic Syndrome in Adults?
Synergistic Risk and Treatment
What Is the Metabolic Syndrome in Children?
Metabolic Syndrome Controversies in Children
Epidemiology of Metabolic Syndrome in Children
Pathophysiology of Metabolic Syndrome in Children
Risk Factors for Metabolic Syndrome in Children
Clinical Features of Metabolic Syndrome in Children
Diagnostic Evaluation for Metabolic Syndrome in Children
Early Identification of Children at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome
Management of Metabolic Syndrome in Children
1. Identify the components of metabolic syndrome in adults and children.
2. Describe the most common reasons why the metabolic syndrome, as a diagnosable entity, has not been accepted in the pediatric population.
3. Learn about the Expert Committee and Expert Panel Recommendations in pediatric practice.
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