hrp0086p2-p530 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor as The Predictor Microangiopathy in Obese and Diabetic Children

Ben-Skowronek Iwona , Kapczuk Iga , Stapor Natalia , Banecka Bozena

Background: Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a signal protein produced by cells that stimulates vasculogenesis and angiogenesis. It is part of the system that restores the oxygen supply to tissues when blood circulation is inadequate. Serum concentration of VEGF is high in bronchial asthma and diabetes mellitus. Overexpression of VEGF can cause vascular disease in the retina of the eye and other parts of the body.Objective and hypotheses: The...