hrp0086fc4.4 | Pathophysiology of Obesity | ESPE2016

The Role of Apoptotic Marker Apo-1/Fas in the Metabolism and Endothelial Function of Healthy Children

Maganna Maria , Katsa Maria Efthymia , Ioannidis Anastasios , Zyga Sofia , Tsironi Maria , Sachlas Athanasios , Routsi Kleopatra , Dolianiti Loukia , Rojas Gil Andrea Paola

Background: Apoptosis is a programmed sequence of events towards cell death. Blood vessels employ apoptosis for remodeling during development and to maintain homeostasis during adulthood. The atherosclerotic process begins in early childhood and is correlated with obesity and metabolic disorders.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the correlation of apoptotic marker Apo-1/Fas with children’s biochemical and anthropometric characteristics.<p...

hrp0084p3-883 | Fat | ESPE2015

Investigating Predisposing Factors for Childhood Obesity

Magana Maria , Routsi Kleopatra , Zyga Sofia , Panoutsopoulos George , Ioannidis Anastasios , Tsironi Maria , Pistikou Anna-Maria , Kougioumtzi-Dimoliani Dafni-Eleni , Kolovos Petros , Gil Andrea Paola Rojas

Background: Childhood obesity is considered to be an epidemic in developed countries that can negatively affect children’s health and psychology.Aims and objectives: To investigate the nutritional and environmental factors that lead to the presence of childhood obesity and its complications.Methods: A total of 949 students, 3–12 years old, living in Sparta–Greece, have participated in our research. Their lifestyle an...