Pediatric Nutrition

Childhood obesity: the current state of the problem

The review deals with the problem of childhood obesity. The epidemiology, etiology, and pathogenesis of this disease are discussed. Special attention is paid to hormonal regulation of adipose tissue function. Causal relations between obesity and the development of comorbid pathologies in children and adolescents are analyzed. Non-pharmacological, pharmacological and surgical methods for management of obesity in children and adolescents are examined.
Key words: childhood obesity, lifestyle, children and adolescents, adipose tissue.

For citation: Dakhkilgova Kh.T. Childhood obesity: the current state of the problem. Vopr. det. dietol. (Pediatric Nutrition). 2019; 17(5): 47–53. (In Russian).

DOI: 10.20953/1727-5784-2019-5-47-53

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