hrp0084p3-750 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Oral Glucose Tolerance Test as a Routine Tool to Discriminate High Risk Individuals of Type 2 Diabetes in Child Obesity

Kintis Thomas , Marild Staffan , Dahlgren Jovanna

Background: It is debated whether oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) should be routine in child obesity units to identify high risk individuals for impaired fasting glucose (IFG) or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT).Aims: To investigate the prevalence of some signs of metabolic syndrome in child obesity.Methods: All consecutive newly referred obese children (BMI>30) at a Swedish university unit were evaluated with fasting glucos...