Journal of

Obesity and Weight-loss MedicationISSN: 2572-4010


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510018

Prevalence of Prediabetes in Overweight and Obese Children from the Pediatric Consultation of a Second Level Hospital

Jaime Valle Leal, Cecilia C Morales Alvarado and Lucia Alvarez-Bastidas

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 03, 2017

Childhood obesity represents a global public health problem, with Mexico occupying the first place in the prevalence of this pathological condition. In our country, this combined prevalence: Obesity and overweight, is reported by up to 39.4% in adolescents, being the most affected age group....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4010.1510017

Riopelle Fat Type Level: A Simpler Way for Men to Understand Body Shape and Health Risks

Donna Riopelle and Paulina Van

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 03, 2017

Obesity is recognized as a disease entity due to the damage that dysfunctional abdominal visceral fat can cause. Body shape and fat distribution are more predictive of future disease than Weight and Body Mass Index (BMI)....

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