BMI as criterion to start the work-up in obesity

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  • 1 Marienklinik, Bolzano, Italy
  • 2 Observatory for Health Provincial Government, Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy
  • 3 Department of Pediatrics, Regional Hospital of Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy
  • 4 Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Experimental Laboratory for Auxo-endocrinological Research & Division of Auxology, Piancavallo, Italy

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