Over-Nutrition in Teens: Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

About The Module:

After participating in this lecture, you will be able to:

- Define the causes of over-nutrition in teens
- Define the methods to evaluate an obese teen for possible etiologies of over-nutrition
- Describe the components of the metabolic syndrome in children and teens
- Describe the best medical and surgical options in treatment of teens with obesity and the metabolic syndrome

About The Speaker:

Dr. Aymin Delgado-Borrego is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and a research investigator in metabolic aspects of liver diseases. She is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Pediatric Clinical Research at the Batchelor Children's Research Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.
Aymin Delgado

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