hrp0084p3-872 | Fat | ESPE2015

Evaluation of Alternatives to OGTT to Assess Glucose Intolerance and Diabetes in an Obese Paediatric Population

Elowe-Gruau Eglantine , Bouthors Therese , Vadnai Gael , Buzduga Mihaela , Laufer Daniel , Decarli Manuela , Borloz Sylvie , Stoppa-Vaucher Sophie , Phan-Hug Franziska , Hauschild Michael , Pitteloud Nelly

Background: Screening for glucose intolerance (GI) or type 2 diabetes (T2D) is recommended for obese children over 10 years of age (or onset of puberty) in the presence of ≧2 of the following risk factors: family history of T2D in a first- or second-degree relative, high risk ethnicity, signs of insulin resistance (IR) or associated conditions, or maternal gestational diabetes. The diagnostic importance of HbA1C levels is still controversial in children and adolescents....