hrp0089p3-p149 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P3 | ESPE2018

The Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Metabolic Syndrome Parameters in Overweight and Obese Children and Adolescents in Greece

Giannios Christos , Nicolaides Nicolas , Farakla Ioanna , Papadopoulos Georgios , Gennitsaridi Sofia , Karampatsou Sofia , Kolaitis Gerasimos , Chrousos George , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Accumulating evidence suggests that decreased 25-hydroxyvitamin [25(OH)D] concentrations are associated with components of the metabolic syndrome.Objective: The aim of our study was to investigate the effect of vitamin D supplementation on metabolic syndrome parameters in obese children and adolescents.Patients and methods: Two hundred thirty two (n=232) obese children and adolescents aged [mean ±S....