hrp0082p2-d2-385 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

Evaluation of the Risk of Dyslipidemia in Adolescents with Obesity

Gailite Jurgita , Urbane Urzula Nora , Strele Ieva , Erts Renars , Lauga-Tunina Una , Kirillova Inara , Gardovska Dace , Dzivite-Krisane Iveta

Introduction: Abnormal levels of lipids and lipoproteins are recognized as a prominent cardiovascular risk factor associated with increased morbidity and mortality. In many studies childhood obesity has been shown to be associated with increased levels of total cholesterol (TH), triglycerides (TG), LDL-cholesterol, and decreased levels of HDL-cholesterol.Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk of dyslipidemia (abnormal levels of all of ...