hrp0082p3-d3-790 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Obesity Correlates in Adolescence

Papandreou Ioannis , Kotsalidou Eleni , Tselenti Aikaterini , Gerle Zoi

Background: Adolescence represents a period of one’s life when profound mental and physiological adjustment take place marking the transition to adult life. Obesity is a common health issue amongst Greek adolescents often following an obese childhood.Objective and hypotheses: We intended to assess the dietary, lifestyle, and metabolic profile of adolescents followed at the outpatient clinic of our hospital.Methods: 253 adolesc...