hrp0089p2-p162 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2018

Correlation of Dietary Habits with Systolic Blood Pressure in Healthy Children

Efthymia Katsa Maria , Batsikoura Maria , Dolianiti Loukia , Vasilopoulos Vasileios , Eleni Kougioumtzi Dimoliani Dafni , Dimopoulos Ioannis , Paola Rojas Gil Andreea

Background: Pediatric hypertension is a risk factor for adult hypertension and cardiovascular disease which entails the necessity of early detection.Aim: To investigate how nutrition habits are correlated with systolic blood pressure (SBP) in health children and adolescent population.Methods: 1395 children and adolescents from Greece were enrolled to participate in the research. A specially designed questionnaire regarding to eatin...

hrp0086fc4.4 | Pathophysiology of Obesity | ESPE2016

The Role of Apoptotic Marker Apo-1/Fas in the Metabolism and Endothelial Function of Healthy Children

Maganna Maria , Katsa Maria Efthymia , Ioannidis Anastasios , Zyga Sofia , Tsironi Maria , Sachlas Athanasios , Routsi Kleopatra , Dolianiti Loukia , Rojas Gil Andrea Paola

Background: Apoptosis is a programmed sequence of events towards cell death. Blood vessels employ apoptosis for remodeling during development and to maintain homeostasis during adulthood. The atherosclerotic process begins in early childhood and is correlated with obesity and metabolic disorders.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the correlation of apoptotic marker Apo-1/Fas with childrenÂ’s biochemical and anthropometric characteristics.<p...