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aap counsels pediatricians to focus on clusters of cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids

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aap counsels pediatricians to focus on clusters of cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids

image: this is sheela n. magge, m.d., m.s.c.e., f.a.a.p., director of research in children's national health system's division of endocrinology and diabetes view more credit: children's national health systemwashington -- because obesity affects one in six u.s. children and adolescents, there is a pressing need to identify the subset of overweight or obese kids at the highest risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic complications and to direct interventions to them. since frameworks used to identify adults at heightened risk for such complications are a poor fit for kids, the american academy of pediatrics (aap) now recommends that pediatricians instead focus on clusters of car...