hrp0094p2-185 | Fat, metabolism and obesity | ESPE2021

A Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary, Personalized, Lifestyle Intervention Program is Associated with Increased Leukocyte Telomere Length in Children and Adolescents with Overweight and Obesity

Paltoglou George , Raftopoulou Christina , Nicolaidis Nicolas , Genitsaridi Sophia , Karabatsou Sophia , Papadopoulou Marina , Kassari Penio , Charmandari Evangelia ,

Background/Aim: Leucocyte telomere length (LTL) is a robust marker of biological aging and is associated with obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors even in childhood and adolescence. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of a structured, comprehensive, multidisciplinary, personalized, lifestyle intervention program of healthy diet and physical exercise on LTL in children and adolescents with overweight and obese.Materi...