hrp0089p1-p123 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2018

Interleukin-6 Levels are Associated with High Blood Pressure and Low HDL Cholesterol in Healthy 4-year-old Children

Jung Haewoon , Ah Lee Young , Lee Hye Jin , Lim Youn-Hee , Hong Yun-Chul , Shin Choong Ho , Yang Sei Won

Background: Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a proinflammatory cytokine associated with obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, and atherosclerosis in adulthood. Few studies have been conducted in healthy young children. We aimed to investigate whether IL-6 levels are associated with cardiometabolic risk factors in healthy 4-year-old children.Methods: From a prospective cohort study named Environment and Development of Children (EDC) cohort, a total of 421 sin...