hrp0082p3-d3-798 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Characteristics of a Population of Obese Children and Adolescents: Suggesting a New Paradigm

Van Meter Quentin , Welstead Bethany , Low Joey

Background: Obese children come from families where either one or both parents are obese, suggesting obesity is the result of exposure to detrimental environment.Objective and hypotheses: We propose that inherited insulin resistance is the core which promotes development of obesity and that allergic airway obstruction stalls development of obesity, while peptic gastritis promotes over-eating by confounding portion control.Method: W...