Children and adolescents with obesity and the metabolic syndrome have high circulating cortisol levels


Sen Y., Aygun D., Yilmaz E., Ayar A.

NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, vol.29, no.1, pp.141-145, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Title of Journal : NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.141-145
  • Keywords: cortisol, obesity, metabolic syndrome, children, adolescent, TYPE-2 DIABETES-MELLITUS, INSULIN-RESISTANCE, GLUCOCORTICOIDS, PREVALENCE

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between the varying degrees of obesity and blood glucocorticoid levels in obese children and adolescents with and without metabolic syndrome features.