hrp0092fc4.6 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity Session | ESPE2019

Brain Satiety Responses to a Meal in Children Before and After Weight Management Intervention

Roth Christian L. , Melhorn Susan , Elfers Clinton , Rosalynn Mary , Rowland Maya , Grabowski Thomas , Saelens Brian , Schur Ellen A.

Family-based behavioral treatment (FBT) is the recommended intervention for children with obesity (OB). However, there is a large variability in short- and long-term treatment response and mechanisms for unsuccessful treatment outcomes are not understood. We studied brain regions involved in satiety processing in 9-11-year-old children with obesity (OB, n=54) and children with healthy weight (HW, n=22). Subjects underwent a functional magnetic resonan...