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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 (2)

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Hypothalamic Obesity in Children and Adolescents: a Multi-Disciplinary Approach and Novel Therapeutic Tools

Tessaris Daniele , Tuscano Antonella , Rabbone Ivana , Lezo Antonella , Fenocchio Giorgia , Broglio Fabio , Spinardi Alessandra , Lala Roberto , Matarazzo Patrizia

Background: Hypothalamic obesity (HO), due to midline congenital malformations, genetic diseases or hypothalamo-hypophysis tumours, is severe and difficult to treat. Patients are scarcely compliant to diet and physical activity, for disabilities often affecting them. Drugs have been rarely employed.Objective and hypotheses: Aim of the study was to treat hypopituitaric children and adolescents affected by severe HO with a multidisciplinary approach includ...

hrp0082p3-d3-787 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Obese Teenagers and Risk of Injuries During School Physical Activity

Lemma Francesco , Messini Beatrice

Background: Injuries occur frequently in the obese young population even if they need to practice physical activity. The greatest part of Italian adolescents plays sports only at school.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between overweight and obesity, and the risk of injuries in adolescents during school physical activity.Method: This is a retrospective cohort study utilizing the ele...

hrp0082p3-d3-788 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate and CRP Levels in Childhood Obesity

Ersu Dilek Ozcelik , Seren Lale , Mutlu Rahime Gul Yesiltepe , Kirmizibekmez Heves

Background: Childhood obesity is one of the most important public health problems at 21st century. Obesity is an inflammatory process that leads to the impairment of health. Increasing prevalence of obesity will be a worldwide problem in the next generation, leading to serious health care and economical burden.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between childhood obesity and erythrocyte sedimentation rate a...

hrp0082p3-d3-789 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Bone Age Advancement in Prepubertal Children with Overweight and Obesity

Lee Hae Sang , Lim Jung Sub , Hwang Jin Soon , Kim Eun Young

Objective: Obesity is associated with bone age (BA) advancement of unclear etiology. In animal study, insulin may directly modulate skeletal growth. Our objective was to investigate the association with BA maturation and insulin levels in children with overweight and obesity.Methods: In this cross-sectional study of 42 prepubertal children, anthropometric data and hormonal values during oral glucose tolerance test were measured. Subjects were divided int...

hrp0082p3-d3-790 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Obesity Correlates in Adolescence

Papandreou Ioannis , Kotsalidou Eleni , Tselenti Aikaterini , Gerle Zoi

Background: Adolescence represents a period of one’s life when profound mental and physiological adjustment take place marking the transition to adult life. Obesity is a common health issue amongst Greek adolescents often following an obese childhood.Objective and hypotheses: We intended to assess the dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic profile of adolescents followed at the outpatient clinic of our hospital.Methods: 253 adolesc...

hrp0082p3-d3-791 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Correlation Between Fasting Blood Glucose and Glucose Tolerance Test in Overweight Children

Awadalla Shokery

Background: Fasting blood glucose (FBG) is the recommended test to evaluate dysglycemia in overweight children, while the glucose tolerance test (GTT) is preferred in adults. FBG may be normal in dysglycemic children while GTT is abnormal.Objective and hypotheses: Evaluate the correlation between fasting blood glucose and glucose tolerance test in overweight children.Method: Fasting blood glucose were measured and in a different da...

hrp0082p3-d3-792 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Frequency of Vegetable and Fruit Consumption in Overweight Children and Their Parents

Escobar Sandra Beatriz Escobar , Awadalla Shokery

Background: Increased incidence of obesity is related to increased consumption of fast and processed food and decreased consumption of fruits and vegetables.Objective and hypotheses: Evaluate the habit of fruit and vegetable consumption in children with overweight.Method: A questionnaire was designed in which the frequency and quality of these habits were recorded and anthropometric data also. Parent’s habits regarding fruit a...

hrp0082p3-d3-793 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Prevalence of Abnormalities of Glucose Metabolism in Obese Greek Children and Adolescents

Karachaliou Feneli , Kaloumenou Irene , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Katsixti Paraskeui , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: Obesity is associated with alterations in glucose metabolism, often present from childhood.Objective and hypotheses: To assess the prevalence of glucose metabolism alterations and insulin resistance in a group of obese, otherwise healthy children and adolescents from Greece.Method: It is a retrospective study of 130 obese children and adolescents, 79 girls (61%), aged 5.4 to 15.2 years (mean±S.D.: 10...

hrp0082p3-d3-794 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Prader–Willi Syndrome: Reports of Two Patients with Congenital Abnormalities of Kidney and Urinary Tract

Tamburrino Federica , Scarano Emanuela , Mencarelli Francesca , Perri Annamaria , Colangiulo Angela , Siroli Benedetta , Martini Anna Lisa , Mazzanti Laura

Background: Prader–willi syndrome (PWS) is characterized by decreased fetal activity, obesity, muscular hypotonia, MR, short stature, hypogonadism and small hands and feet. Little information is available concerning PWS and kidney involvement.Objective and hypotheses: We report two patients with PWS and congenital abnormalities of kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT).Method: First case: male, born at 35 weeks with caesarian sectio...

hrp0082p3-d3-795 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Response to Treatment in a Group of Patients with Childhood Obesity

Martin Concepcion Freijo , Zuber Maria Laura Bertholt , Revuelta Inmaculada Palenzuela , Rebollo Ana Rebollo

Background: The childhood obesity is a common reason for consultation, due to the increase of this disease in our society, the instruction of the patient and the family consumed many resources.Objective: Study the obese children who attended during the year 2012 valuing the results at 4 and 8 months.Method: 37 obese children(SDS >2), valuing sex, age, family history (FH), anthropometrics measures at birth and the time of the st...

hrp0082p3-d3-796 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents at Public and Private Schools from Uberaba Brazil

Silva Adriana Paula , Feibelmann Taciana Carla Maia , Silva Daniela Cristina , Palhares Heloisa Marcelina Cunha , Scatena Lucia Marina , Borges Maria de Fatima

Background: In Brazil there is a nutritional transition between child malnutrition and increasing prevalence of obesity.Objective and hypotheses: The study aims to identify the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children aged 5–18 years in five private and 15 public schools from city of Uberaba Brazil.Method: Anthropometric data, inventorys physical activities and socioeconomic aspects were evaluated from 1125 individuals...

hrp0082p3-d3-797 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Gene Mutation and Clinical Characteristics Analysis in Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

Lin Ruizhu , Liu Li , Sheng Huiying

Background: Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis (PFIC) is an autosomal recessive diseases.Objective and hypotheses: To explore the characterization of ATP8B1, ABCB11 and ABCB4 gene mutational spectrum in children from South China.Method: By using PCR combined with direct DNA sequencing for 32 patients.Results: Six patients were diagnosed as PFIC.Conclusion: Six novel mutations...

hrp0082p3-d3-798 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Characteristics of a Population of Obese Children and Adolescents: Suggesting a New Paradigm

Van Meter Quentin , Welstead Bethany , Low Joey

Background: Obese children come from families where either one or both parents are obese, suggesting obesity is the result of exposure to detrimental environment.Objective and hypotheses: We propose that inherited insulin resistance is the core which promotes development of obesity and that allergic airway obstruction stalls development of obesity, while peptic gastritis promotes over-eating by confounding portion control.Method: W...