hrp0097p1-75 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2023

Newer anthropometric indexes predicting insulin resistance in Greek children and adolescents with overweight and obesity

Giza Styliani , Ntouma Stergianna , P Kotanidou Eleni , Rengina Tsinopoulou Vasiliki , Kampani Eleftheria , I Sakellari Eleni , Galli-Tsinopoulou Assimina

Introduction: Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) are the main anthropometric measures of obesity. However, their inability to take into account body fat distribution raises queries for their predictive value of insulin resistance (IR) in youth.Aim: The aim of this study is to compare BMI and WC with latest anthropometric indices in the assessment of IR in a paediatric Greek population with overweight and ...