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ESPE 2014

Dublin, Ireland
18 Sep 2014 - 20 Sep 2014

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Dublin, Ireland; 18-20 September 2014. Further information

Poster Category 3

Fat Metabolism & Obesity (1)

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Trends in Obesity Prevalence and BMI among Pre-Pubertal Bulgarian Children, 1990–2007

Iotova Violeta , Galcheva Sonya , Yotov Yoto , Grozdeva Kera , Stratev Velin

Background: Obesity prevalence is increasing among young children in both developed and developing countries, showing a tendency to persist with age and lead to early morbidity and mortality.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study is to present the most recent trend in obesity prevalence and to investigate the changes in BMI among Bulgarian pre-pubertal children for a period of 17 years (from 1990 to 2007).Method: Three cro...

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The Prevalence of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Insufficiency and Deficiency Among Overweight and Obese Children and Adolescents in Greece

Giannios Christos , Farakla Ioanna , Papadopoulos Georgios , Bakopoulou Ioanna , Nicolaides Nicolas C , Papathanasiou Chryssanthi , Drakopoulou Maria , Chrousos George P , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: The prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically in Greece in the last decades, and more than 30% of children and adolescents are currently overweight or obese. Obesity is associated with decreased circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations, which might predispose to metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.Objective and hypotheses: To determine serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and their relationship to ca...

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Metabolic and Lifestyle Correlates of Health-Related Quality of Life Among Taiwanese Obese Adolescents

Tsai Meng-Che , Chou Yen-Yin

Background: Recent research has focused on the association between obesity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). However, the results are mixed when addressing this issue in youth and in different cultural contexts. Little is known about the impact of obesity on HRQoL of Asian adolescents.Objectives: To determine the metabolic and lifestyle correlates of HRQoL among Taiwanese obese adolescents in a hospital setting.Methods: O...

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Prevalence of Dyslipidemia and Associated Factors Among Obese Turkish Children

Elmaogullari Selin , Tepe Derya , Ucakturk Ahmet , Demirel Fatma

Background: Obesity prevalence among children increased worldwide in last three decades. Childhood onset obesity is associated with increased mortality and morbidity related to cardiovascular diseases during adulthood. Dyslipidemia has a fundamental role in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases.Objective and hypotheses: This study is designed to evaluate the prevalence and related factors of dyslipidemia among obese children and adolescent.<p c...

hrp0082p3-d2-777 | Fat Metabolism &amp; Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

The Interaction of Exophtalmos with Obesity in Turkish Children and Adolescents

Cicek Betul , Ozturk Ahmet , Mazicioglu Mumtaz , Kurtoglu Selim , Kara Tuncay , Hatipoglu Nihal

Background: Many clinicians are aware of the systemic complications of obesity, however there are few studies on the effect of the ocular manifestations of obesity. The ocular complications of obesity include diabetic retinopathy, high intraocular pressure, cataracts, macular degeneration, floppy lid syndrome, pseudotumor cerebri, and exophthalmos. All of these complications can have serious consequences to the individual’s ocular health and visual well-being.<p class...

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Reproducibility of the Glucose Tolerance Test in Overweight Children

Awadalla Shokery

Background: Fasting blood glucose has been questioned as a sensitive screening method of dysglycemia in obese children, as good percentage with normal fasting glucose can had altered glucose tolerance test (GTT).Objective and hypotheses: Evaluate the reproducibility of the results of the GTT in overweight children.Method: We studied 120 children, 55 girls and 65 boys with BMI⊇P85. No genetic or hormonal abnormalities were det...

hrp0082p3-d2-779 | Fat Metabolism &amp; Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

Younger Age and BMI >3SD are Risk Factors for Mortality in Children with Hypothalamic Obesity

Haliloglu Belma , Turan Serap , Atay Zeynep , Guran Tulay , Abali Saygin , Bas Serpil , Bereket Abdullah

Background: Hypothalamic obesity is the most flagitious endocrinologic problem following surgical intervention for childhood brain tumors. Thus, recognition of this condition and identification of risk factors for mortality is important.Objective and hypotheses: In this study, we have shared our single center experience in obesity-related mortality in children with hypothalamic obesity.Method: We retrospectively analyzed 20 patient...

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Age-Related Characteristics of Nutritional Status in Children with Alimentary Obesity

Volkova Nataliya , Solntsava Anzhalika , Zagrebaeva Olga

Background: Among alimentary factors leading to obesity in children, the main ones are: consumption of high-calorie foods with high content of carbohydrates and getting more calories during the second half of the day.Objective: To study feeding habits in children of different ages with alimentary obesity compared with normative values.Methods: We compared 3-day food diaries of 115 children with alimentary obesity with nutritional s...

hrp0082p3-d2-781 | Fat Metabolism &amp; Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

Relationship Between Adiposity Degree and Physical Activity and Inactivity Among Children and Adolescents

Leis Rosaura , Vazquez-Cobela Rocio , Bedoya Juan Jose , Seoane Luisa Maria , Barja-Fernandez Silvia , Aguilera Concepcion , Olza Josune , Bueno Gloria , Gil-Campos Mercedes , Castro-Feijoo Lidia , Moreno Luis , Gil Angel , Tojo Rafael

Introduction: The highest prevalence of children and adolescents with obesity in Europe is observed in the south countries. This epidemic is related to unhealthy eating patterns, decreased physical activity and increased inactivity.Objective: To determine the relationship between adiposity degree and physical activity and inactivity in children and adolescents.Methods: 338 children from 6 to 8 years of age (x=11.11 years);...

hrp0082p3-d2-782 | Fat Metabolism &amp; Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

Antenatal and Early Childhood Determinants of the Development of Obesity in Children

Dzmitrovich Yauhenia , Solntsava Anzhalika , Zagrebaeva Olga , Mikhno Hanna , Tkachova Yuliya , Konchyts Katsiaryna

Aim: To identify early risk factors of the development of alimentary obesity in adolescence.Methods: We analysed retrospectively 375 histories of development of adolescents: group 1 – 206 obese children (14.55±2.06 years, BMI 32.9±5.1 kg/m2), group 2 – 169 normal-weight patients (12.6±2.2 years (P=0.2); BMI 20.5±1.2 kg/m2 (P=0.0001)) from the University Hospital (Minsk). We collected a...

hrp0082p3-d2-783 | Fat Metabolism &amp; Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

The Association Hypothyroidism: Obesity in a Group of Children and Adolescents

Paul Corina , Mogoi Mirela , Velea Iulian

Background: Several studies suggested that hypothyroidism, especially subclinical hypothyroidism (SH), is rather a consequence than one of the causes of excessive weight.Objective and Hypotheses: We analyzed if there is a correlation between serum TSH, free thyroxine (FT4) and anthropometric measures in a group of overweight and obese children.Method: The study included 92 children (46 girls and 46 boys), mean age: 11.79...

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A New Lipodystrophy Syndrome?

von Schnurbein Julia , Fischer-Posovszky Pamela , Garg Abhimanyu , Wabitsch Martin

Background: Congenital generalized lipodystrophy (CGL) is characterized by the absence of most adipose tissue at birth due to an adipocyte differentiation block. For several forms of CGL, the underlying mutation and pathophysiological pathway has been identified. However, for many cases the genetic cause is still unknown.Objective and hypotheses: We report a patient with CGL who showed a complete absence of fat apart from protective fat pads in a postnat...

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Prevalence of Excessive Body Mass and Obesity Among Children and Adolescents Residing in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Azimova Shakhnoza , Rakhimova Gulnara

Background: Having the onset in childhood or adolescence obesity in one third of adult people is known to progress resulting in complications. A number of studies demonstrated preservation of excessive weight in 80% of obese adolescents.Objective and Hypotheses: The work was initiated to analyze prevalence of excess body mass and obesity among children and adolescents residing in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.Method: We examined 3140 childr...