hrp0086p2-p527 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

Arbitrary Cutoffs Lead to Underestimation of Metabolic Abnormalities in Obese Children: The Value of Age- and Sex-adjusted Normative Values

Carlier Gonod Adele , Azar Ahlam , Lecomte Nathalie , Amouyal Perrod Melanie , Prevot Manon , Jacques Adeline , Guilmin Crepon Sophie , Claude Carel Jean

Background: Metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance are well recognized in adult obesity. Their criteria and prevalence and are still controversial in children.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the prevalence and natural history of clinical and biological parameters of the metabolic syndrome in a pediatric cohort of obese subjects. To identify metabolically healthy subjects and the persistence of this phenotype over time.Meth...