hrp0097p2-32 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2023

The prevalence and risk factors of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese and normal weight children in Latvia

Gailite Jurgita , Petrosina Eva , Gardovska Dace , Dzivite-Krisane Iveta

Background: Public health research shows that the prevalence of obesity is increasing rapidly not only among adults, but especially among adolescents and children. Obese children and adolescents are at risk of early chronic complications such as cardiovascular diseases, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), type 2 diabetes mellitus, various types of tumors, orthopedic problems, serious psychological and neurological problems.<strong...