hrp0092p3-102 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Obesity and Insulin Resistance: Differences Between Pubertal and Prepubertal Children

Dikaiakou Eirini , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Athanasouli Fani , Stergiotis Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalakos Stefanos

Introduction: The presence of insulin resistance in obese children is strongly related to severity of obesity. Furthermore, insulin resistance is exacerbated during puberty, mainly due to increased sex steroids and growth hormone secretion.Objective: To compare obesity and insulin resistance indicators between pre-adolescent and adolescent children.Methods: 54 pre-adolescent and 41...

hrp0092p3-126 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Metabolic Risk Assessment in Obese Children Using Hypertriglyceridemic Waist (HTGW) Phenotype. Can it be a Useful Screening Marker?

Dikaiakou Eirni , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Athanasouli Fani , Stergiotis Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: The prevalence of childhood obesity is dramatically increasing worldwide. Overweight and obesity are well known risk factors for metabolic disorders such as Insulin Resistance, Type II Diabetes, Arterial Hypertension and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).Aims: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of Hypertriglyceridemic Waist phenotype (HTGW) among overweight and obese Greek children. Fur...

hrp0095p1-13 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022

Clinical characteristics and pubertal development in Greek girls with premature adrenarche.

Athina Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Dikaiakou Eirini , Kosteria Ioanna , Athanasouli Fani , Kafetzi Maria , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: Premature adrenarche (PA) is characterized by the appearance of pubic and axillary hair associated with an increase in adrenal androgen production, in the absence of central puberty, steroidogenic enzyme defects, or virilizing tumors, before the age of 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys. Studies have shown increased likelihood of PA for children with obesity and those born small for gestational age (SGA).Aim:</stron...