hrp0092p1-33 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2019

Plasma Tocopherols and Carotenes are Decreased in Spanish Children and Adolescents with Insulin Resistance, Independently of Obesity

Rupérez Azahara I. , Lozano Gloria Bueno , Leis Rosaura , Gil-Campos Mercedes , Gil Ángel , Moreno Luis A. , Mesa María D. , Aguilera Concepción M.

Introduction: Childhood obesity and insulin resistance (IR) are rising in prevalence, increasing the future adults' cardio-metabolic risk. One of the potential mechanisms behind these alterations is oxidative stress, fruit of increased free radical production and diminished antioxidant defense. Although low plasma vitamin concentrations and oxidative stress have been observed to be associated with obesity in adults and children, their association with IR i...