hrp0092p3-126 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Metabolic Risk Assessment in Obese Children Using Hypertriglyceridemic Waist (HTGW) Phenotype. Can it be a Useful Screening Marker?

Dikaiakou Eirni , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Athanasouli Fani , Stergiotis Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: The prevalence of childhood obesity is dramatically increasing worldwide. Overweight and obesity are well known risk factors for metabolic disorders such as Insulin Resistance, Type II Diabetes, Arterial Hypertension and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).Aims: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of Hypertriglyceridemic Waist phenotype (HTGW) among overweight and obese Greek children. Fur...