hrp0092p1-201 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity (1) | ESPE2019

Serum Kisspeptin in Obese Children and its Relation to Glucose Metabolism

Stihinamsuwan Kochakorn , Poomthavorn Preamrudee , Mahachoklertwattana Pat , Chanprasertyothin Suwannee , Khlairit Patcharin , Pongratanakul Sarunyu

Background: The neuropeptide kisspeptin has recently been demonstrated to play a role in regulating energy balance and glucose metabolism. Previous studies showed a positive effect of serum kisspeptin in relation to glucose metabolism. These included negative association between serum kisspeptin and body mass index (BMI), homeostatic model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) and plasma insulin. However, some studies reported conflicting results. Data on...