hrp0089p3-p132 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P3 | ESPE2018

Correlation Between Obesity, BMI and Insulin Resistance in Bulgarian Children

Yordanova Desislava , Stefanova Elisaveta , Kazakova Krasimira , Todorova Zdravka , Dimitrova Mihaela , Baycheva Mila

Background and aims: The spread of obesity among children and adolescents is increasing significantly in the last decades. The World Health Organisation defined the disease as a global epidemic and the need of complex interventions worldwide is well recognised. Obesity is major risk factor for many chronic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular and lung diseases, orthopaedic and skin problems, and cancer. There are strong predictors that 50% of pre-pubertal and 50–7...