hrp0086p2-p490 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

Matsuda Index in Correlation with Clinical Indicators of Insulin Resistance in Children and Adolescents

Dikaiakou Eirini , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Petychaki Foteini , Patinioti Ioanna , Anagnostou Elli , Karachaliou Feneli , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: Obesity-related insulin resistance is present in obese children and Matsuda index is a method proposed to evaluate insulin resistance, using data obtained from the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT).Objective and hypotheses: To investigate whether the clinical indicators of family history of obesity and/or Type II diabetes, acanthosis nigricans, and increased waist circumference are associated with insulin resistance, as calculated by the Mat...

hrp0084p3-878 | Fat | ESPE2015

Obese Children and Adolescents: Reasons for Non-compliance with Follow-up Scheduling

Drosatou Chrysoula , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Karachaliou Feneli , Dikaiakou Eirini , Anagnostou Elli , Patinioti Ioanna , Petrou Vassilios , Michalakos Stefanos

Background: Non-compliance is a major issue for treatment failure in childhood obesity.Objective and hypotheses: To identify the barriers of adherence to weight management programs, of obese children and adolescents.Method: A descriptive, ongoing study based on phone recorded questionnaires with the use of information from the medical records. The study group consisted of 85 overweight and obese children and adolescents (M/F=46/39)...