Metabolic disturbances and cardiovascular risk factors in obese children with vitamin D deficiency

Colak R., Anil M., Yasar F., Bakiler A. R. , Pirgon O. , Helvaci M., ...More

ARCHIVES DE PEDIATRIE, vol.27, no.3, pp.140-145, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.arcped.2019.12.005
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES DE PEDIATRIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.140-145


Objectives: The prevalence of obesity among children and adolescents has been rapidly increasing in recent years. Obese individuals are at risk of vitamin D deficiency. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between vitamin D deficiency and anthropometric measurements, cardiovascular risk factors, and glucose homeostasis in obese children.