hrp0082p3-d3-793 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Prevalence of Abnormalities of Glucose Metabolism in Obese Greek Children and Adolescents

Karachaliou Feneli , Kaloumenou Irene , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Katsixti Paraskeui , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: Obesity is associated with alterations in glucose metabolism, often present from childhood.Objective and hypotheses: To assess the prevalence of glucose metabolism alterations and insulin resistance in a group of obese, otherwise healthy children and adolescents from Greece.Method: It is a retrospective study of 130 obese children and adolescents, 79 girls (61%), aged 5.4 to 15.2 years (mean±S.D.: 10...