hrp0082p3-d2-774 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

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...

hrp0084p3-866 | Fat | ESPE2015

The Effectiveness of a Comprehensive and Personalized Plan of Action in the Prevention and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence

Papadopoulos George , Farakla Ioanna , Bakopoulou Sophia , Giannios Christos , Koui Eleni , Georgiou Alexandra , Romas Stamatis , Terzioglou Eleni , Koniari Eleni , Papathanasiou Chryssanthi , Kassari Penio , Nicolaides Nicolas , Critselis Elena , Manios Yannis , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem of our century, and accounts for a significant increase in morbidity and mortality in adulthood.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the effectiveness of a comprehensive and personalized plan of action in the prevention and management of overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence.Method: 470 children and adolescents (mean age±SEM: 9...