hrp0095p1-274 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2022

Thyroid function in overweight and obese children and adolescents

Ramouzi Eleni , Sveroni Konstantina , Manou Maria , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents one of the most challenging public health problems of our century. The prevalence of overweight and obesity in Greece is approximately 21% in children younger than 6 years and up to 40% in older children and adolescents. Mild elevations of TSH concentrations are often detected in obese children and adolescents.Aim: To investigate the thyroid function in overweig...

hrp0092p3-96 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Assessment of Cardiac Function in Obese Children and Adolescents with Metabolic Syndrome

Tragomalou Athanasia , Kosti Evangelia , Sveroni Konstantina , Loukopoulou Sofia , Binou Maria , Kourlaba Georgia , Papadopoulou Marina , Kassari Penio , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence is often associated with dyslipidemia, hypertension, insulin resistance, inflammation, and disturbances in adipocytokine secretion, which lead to endothelial dysfunction and the development of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.Aim: To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) among obese children and adolescents attending our out-patient childhood obesity cl...