hrp0094p2-195 | Fat, metabolism and obesity | ESPE2021

Assessment of Hyperphagia in Patients with Monogenic Obesity

Zorn Stefanie , von Schnurbein Julia , Schirmer Melanie , Kohlsdorf Katja , Brandt Stephanie , Wabitsch Martin ,

Introduction: Besides an excessive, early-childhood weight gain, hyperphagia is the key symptom in patients with monogenic obesity. However, the assessment of hyperphagia is still challenging. Here, we applied the hyperphagia questionnaire developed for patients with Prader-Willi-Syndrome (PWS) to assess the severity of hyperphagia in patients with monogenic obesity.Methods: Pediatric patients with biallelic pathogenic l...

hrp0097fc8.6 | Fat, metabolism and obesity 2 | ESPE2023

Liraglutide treatment in adolescents with extreme obesity - Effects on weight loss in the first 9 months under real-life conditions

Schirmer Melanie , Brandt Stephanie , Knupfer Magdalena , Zorn Stefanie , Weihrauch-Blüher Susann , Wabitsch Martin

Introduction: The Glucagon-like Peptide(GLP1)-analogue liraglutide is the first drug approved for the treatment of obesity in adolescents in Europe. While clinically relevant effects of liraglutide treatment in adolescents with obesity had been shown in a phase III study, there are no reports about the use under real-life conditions in these patients. Our aim was to report the effect of treatment with liraglutide on body weight loss in a cohort of adolescents ...

hrp0095fc4.2 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2022

Positive effects of a structured pre- and post-bariatric surgery program on follow-up rate and supplement intake in adolescents and youths- Results from the German YES cohort

Brandt Stephanie , Schirmer Melanie , Kleger Pauline , von Schnurbein Julia , Holle Rolf , Holl Reinhard W. , Hebebrand Johannes , Wiegand Susanna , Wabitsch Martin

Introduction: Until recently, bariatric surgery (BS) has been the only option for clinically meaningful weight reduction for adolescents and youth with extreme obesity. Low participation rate in follow-up examinations and low supplement intake after BS in adolescents has been described in literature (PMID: 24048144, 25078533). We developed a structured pre- and post-bariatric surgery program in order to improve follow-up rate and supplement intake in adolescen...

hrp0094p1-120 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity B | ESPE2021

Monogenic obesity in children: focusing on SH2B1 deletion

Giannopoulou Eleni Z , Zorn Stefanie , Schirmer Melanie , Herrmann Gloria , Heger Sabine , Reinehr Thomas , Denzer Christian , Rabenstein Hannah , Schnurbein Julia von , Wabitsch Martin ,

Introduction: Monogenic obesity refers to a group of rare, early-onset forms of obesity and accounts for about 7% of patients with severe pediatric obesity. Recent reports demonstrate the emerging role of Src-homology-2 (SH2) B adaptor protein 1 (Sh2b1), an important component in the leptin-melanocortin pathway, as a key regulator of leptin and insulin signaling, with possible roles in the pathogenesis of obesity and diabetes. SH2B1 deletions are found to be a...

hrp0092p1-51 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Pathogenic Mutations and Variants in KSR2 in a Cohort of Obese Children

Körber Ingrid , Sowada Nadine , Schirmer Melanie , Herrmann Gloria , Nunziata Adriana , Bald Martin , Ehehalt Stefan , Paetow Ulrich , Ohlenschläger Ute , Rabenstein Hannah , Siebert Reiner , von Schnurbein Julia , Wabitsch Martin

Background: Kinase suppressor of Ras 2 (KSR2) gene codes for a scaffold protein modulating intracellular pathways that involve MEK/BRAF cascade and AMPK signaling. KSR2 plays an important role in energy balance regulation, and KSR2 mutations were reported to be associated with obesity and insulin resistance in mice and humans. In transfected cells, several KSR2 mutations lead to impaired fatty acid oxidation, which improved under met...