1. In this serial, cross-sectional analysis, US youths had improved triglycerides, LDL, HDL, and total cholesterol from 1999 to 2016.
2. While half of all US youths had ideal lipid levels, nearly a quarter had at least one unfavorable lipid measure.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)
Study Rundown: Optimal lipid levels help...
1. Greater severity of weight class in pediatric patients associated with higher risk ratios of cardiometabolic risk factors including systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP), HbA1c and triglycerides.
2. Male participants in higher obesity classes more likely to show significant differences in cardiometabolic risk factors, compared to female participants