hrp0084p3-852 | Fat | ESPE2015

Comparison of the Insulin Resistance Index HOMA-IR between Obese and Normal Children

Rocheleau Ghislain , Dewitte Aude , Bonnefond Amelie , Weill Jacques

Background: Adult obese subjects are susceptible to an excess of cardiovascular events due to insulin resistance through the metabolic syndrome or hyperinsulinism itself. These deleterious factors go on and amplify from childhood into adulthood. To the best of our knowledge no comparison of insulin resistance indices has been performed between obese and normal children.Objectives: The main objective of this study is to compare the insulin sensitivity ind...