hrp0092fc4.3 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity Session | ESPE2019

Circulating Growth-and-Differentiation Factor-15 in Early Life: Relation to Prenatal and Postnatal Size

Díaz Marta , Campderrós Laura , López-Bermejo Abel , de Zegher Francis , Villarroya Francesc , Ibáñez Lourdes

Background: Growth-and-differentiation factor-15 (GDF15) is a regulator of energy homeostasis, and is used as biomarker of several pathological states.Objectives: To assess longitudinally GDF15 concentrations in a cohort of infants born either appropriate- (AGA, n=70) or small-for-gestational-age (SGA, n=33), the latter known to be at increased risk for central adiposity and metabolic alteration...