hrp0092p2-123 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Overweight, Obesity and Hypertension among Adolescents – the Impact of Immigration and a Acculturation

Hamiel Uri , Bendor Cole , Bardugo Aya , Berr Zivan , Derazne Estela , Tzur Dorit , Grossman Ehud , Afek Arnon , Twig Gilad , Pinhas-Hamiel Orit

Aims: The migration from one cultural milieu to another has drastically increased cardiovascular risk factors and disease rates. We studied the prevalence of overweight and obesity, and hypertension among adolescents of Ethiopian origin who immigrated to Israel, as well as on Israeli born children of Ethiopian origin.Methods: Adolescents aged 16-19 years, who were medically examined prior to mandatory military service in...

hrp0089p1-p133 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2018

Severe Obesity and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities in Adolescents: Chronology of an Epidemic

Pinhas-Hamiel Orit , Reichman Brian , Afek Arnon , Derazne Estela , Hamiel Uri , Furer Ariel , Gershovitz Liron , Kark Jeremy D , Bader Tarif , Twig Gilad

Aims: To assess trend in the prevalence of severe obesity in a national population-based sample of adolescents and to evaluate the association of severe obesity with major cardio-metabolic morbidities.Methods: Prevalence and severity of obesity was determined among 373,226 Israeli adolescents with abnormal BMI (≥85th percentile for age and sex) examined in an obligatory health assessment at mean age 17.3±0.5 years between 1967 and 2...