hrp0086p2-p503 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

The relationship between Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Iodine Deficiency, Serum Leptin Levels and Metabolic Syndrome in Obese Children

Dundar Bumin N. , Tanrısever Ozgur , Catli Gonul , Kocyigit Cemil , Can Penbe S. , Pirgon Ozgur

Background: Subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) has an incidence of 3.2–22.2% in obese children. The etiology of increased prevalence of SH is still unclear in obese individuals.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the relation of SH with iodine deficiency, serum leptin levels and metabolic parameters in obese children and adolescents.Method: One hundred and fifty nine obese and 54 healthy children and adolescents were include...