hrp0097p2-32 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2023

The prevalence and risk factors of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese and normal weight children in Latvia

Gailite Jurgita , Petrosina Eva , Gardovska Dace , Dzivite-Krisane Iveta

Background: Public health research shows that the prevalence of obesity is increasing rapidly not only among adults, but especially among adolescents and children. Obese children and adolescents are at risk of early chronic complications such as cardiovascular diseases, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), type 2 diabetes mellitus, various types of tumors, orthopedic problems, serious psychological and neurological problems.<strong...

hrp0086p2-p511 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

Lifestyle Survey of Doctors, Medical Residents and Medical Students in Latvia

Gailite Jurgita , Urbane Urzula Nora , Salijuma Eliza , Arnicane Ligita , Terjajeva Ludmila , Erts Renars , Dzivite-Krisane Iveta , Gardovska Dace

Background: According to World Health Organization, balanced diet and regular physical activity is the key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study was to evaluate lifestyle habits of the healthcare personnel in Latvia.Method: Data about eating habits, physical activity, duration of sleep and other lifestyle factors were collected from medical students, medical residents and specialized doc...

hrp0082p2-d2-385 | Fat Metabolism &amp; Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

Evaluation of the Risk of Dyslipidemia in Adolescents with Obesity

Gailite Jurgita , Urbane Urzula Nora , Strele Ieva , Erts Renars , Lauga-Tunina Una , Kirillova Inara , Gardovska Dace , Dzivite-Krisane Iveta

Introduction: Abnormal levels of lipids and lipoproteins are recognized as a prominent cardiovascular risk factor associated with increased morbidity and mortality. In many studies childhood obesity has been shown to be associated with increased levels of total cholesterol (TH), triglycerides (TG), LDL-cholesterol, and decreased levels of HDL-cholesterol.Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk of dyslipidemia (abnormal levels of all of ...