hrp0092p3-48 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2019

Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) as a Useful Tool for Early Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Prediction of Metabolic Risks in Children and Adolescents

Kostopoulou Eirini , Tikka Maria , Rojas Gil Andrea Paola , Partsalaki Ioanna , Spiliotis Bessie

Objective: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus(T2DM)and obesity represent two major health hazards in children and adolescents, with rising prevalence. Several markers have been developed in order to diagnose T2DM and detect potential metabolic abnormalities.The objective of the study was to examine glucose tolerance in Greek children and adolescents and the differences in the glucose, insulin and c-peptide response curves between male and female children and adolescents...