Published: Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease
Authors: Pedro Velasquez-Mieyer 1 , Claudia P Neira, Ramfis Nieto, Patricia A Cowan
The cardiometabolic syndrome is highly prevalent among overweight youth. The risk of developing the cardiometabolic syndrome is likely triggered or exacerbated by concurrent obesity, unhealthy lifestyle/eating habits, and hormonal changes (puberty).