hrp0095p1-268 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2022

Preliminary evidence for a strong effect of leptin on mood and behaviour in patients with congenital leptin deficiency

von Schnurbein Julia , Remy Miriam , Brandt Stephanie , Manzoor Jaida , Kohlsdorf Katja , Mahmood Saqib , Hebebrand Johannes , Wabitsch Martin

Purpose: States of starvation are characterized by reduced physical activity and social withdrawal. The reduction of leptin levels during starvation has been proposed to be a mediator of these changes, therefore we aimed to ascertain if leptin substitution in patients with congenital leptin deficiency (CLD) can increase physical activity and improve mood.Methods: Seven CLD patients were filmed prior to and after short te...