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59th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2021 Online)

22 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021

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The 59th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be held online in September 2021.

Plenary Lectures

The long-term effects of adolescent obesity

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The Long term effects of adolescent obesity

Reinehr Thomas

Adolescent obesity has an immense burden of disease and results in premature death due to several mechanisms: The classic cardiovascular risk factors associated with obesity, such as hypertension, dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes mellitus, lead to cardiovascular diseases and consequently to premature death. Furthermore, adolescent obesity is associated with many life- limiting cancer types occurring 10 to 20 years later replacing smoking as the leading modifiable cause for can...