hrp0092p1-354 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity (2) | ESPE2019
Umano Giuseppina Rosaria
, Di Sessa Anna
, Cirillo Grazia
, Ursi Davide
, Marzuillo Pierluigi
, Miraglia Del Giudice Emanuele
Childhood obesity has become a major health issue in the last decades. Moreover, identifying a simple, feasible, and valid screening tool to select subjects at higher risk for obesity-related comorbidities has become a challenge. Current guidelines reccommend to use BMI percentile for overweight and obesity diagnosis. However, waist-to-height ratio (WHR) has been associated with the risk of metabolic derangement in children and adolescents with overweight and obesity. In addit...