hrp0092p2-115 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

The Prevalence of Severe Obesity and Related Comorbidities has Increased During the Last Decade Among Children and Adolescents Referred for Evaluation at the Obesity Clinic

Avnieli Yael , Phillip Moshe , Shalitin Shlomit

Background/Aims: Childhood obesity has increased markedly during the past decades.The aim of the study was to examine the changes in trends of severe obesity and related comorbidities among children and adolescents referred for evaluation at the obesity clinic in a tertiary care center in Israel.Methods: The study included patients aged 2-18 years referred for evaluation due to obesity (BMI > 9...