hrp0095p1-272 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2022

High Triglyceride/Hdl Ratio Suggests A Higher Risk of Metabolic Syndrome Among Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity.

Giorgio Radetti , Fanolla Antonio , Grugni Graziano , Lupi Fiorenzo , Caroli Diana , Bondesan Adele , Sartorio Alessandro

Aim: Few data are currently available on the reliability of the different anthropometric, instrumental and biochemical indexes in recognizing the presence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in severe childhood obesity. The objective of our study was to find out a simple and accurate index to use in deciding whether to initiate a search for MetS in this at-risk population.Patients and Methods: A retrospective study based on...