Is There Value in Assessing Carotid Intima Media Thickness (CIMT) in Obese Children

William Saltarelli

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In the article we would like to discuss the potential value ofusing CIMT to help motivate children and parents to begin to makehealthy life style choices as it pertains to childhood obesity. As weare aware, childhood obesity has been and continues to be a majorhealth concern in children, with approximately 1 out of every 5children and adolescents between the ages of 2-19y in the obesecategory [1]. Though we might not consider this alarming until werealize that obesity has tripled in our society since the 1970s [2].At the onset of the obesity epidemic, there was not a great deal
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-2
JournalJournal Of Cardiology research
VolumeJ Cardio Res. 2019;2(4):24
Issue numberJ Cardio Res. 2019;2(4):24
StatePublished - Nov 19 2020

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