hrp0082p2-d2-434 | Growth Hormone (1) | ESPE2014

Metabolic Assessment in Children with GH Deficiency Before, During, and After Human GH Replacement Therapy

Predieri Barbara , Mazzoni Silvia , Paraluppi Valentina , Patianna Viviana , Lucaccioni Laura , Madeo Simona , Bruzzi Patrizia , Iughetti Lorenzo

Background: GH has several effects on lipid and glucose homeostasis. In adults GH deficiency (GHD) has been associated to increased mortality for cardiovascular disease (CVD). In childhood few studies have investigated the effect of GHD and recombinant human GH (rhGH) therapy on metabolic parameters that may increase the risk of CVD.Objective and hypotheses: To assess changes of lipid profile, insulin-resistance indexes, and CVD risk in children and adol...

hrp0094p2-213 | Fat, metabolism and obesity | ESPE2021

Influence of birth weight on cardiovascular risk factors in obese children and adolescents

Paraluppi Valentina , Casano Simona , Guzzetti Chiara , Ibba Anastasia , Murianni Agnese , Gallo Manuela , Casula Letizia , Loche Sandro ,

Background: Birth weight (BW) is associated with the development of obesity, insulin resistance and type-2 diabetes in adulthood. The results of studies on the correlation between BW and the severity of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) among obese children are contradictory. The objective of our study was to evaluate the association between birth weight and the presence of CVRF in genetically homogeneous group of obese children and adolescents.</...

hrp0095rfc10.3 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2022

A rare HESX1 variant in a patient with congenital hypopituitarism

Anastasia Ibba , Paraluppi Valentina , Lussu Anna , Guzzetti Chiara , Casula Letizia , Loche Sandro

Background: Congenital hypopituitarism (CH) is characterized by a deficiency of one or more pituitary hormones. Mutations in the genes coding for transcription factors, such HESX1, involved in the development of the pituitary, determine a highly variable phenotype which may include severe midline defects, septo-optic dysplasia and other congenital abnormalities. A small number of HESX1 variants have been identified in humans. The phenotype sh...