hrp0084p2-208 | Bone | ESPE2015

Bone Mineral Density in Children and Adolescents with Vertical HIV Infection

Vargas Deisi Maria , Prust Daniela Oliveira , Galvao Jose Carlos

Background: Chronic diseases are the main causes of bone mass reduction in childhood and adolescence. Different aspects related to the process of bone acquisition and maintenance may be affected. Studies had point out the presence of bone mass reduction in children and adolescents with HIV infection with association to antiretroviral use, chronological age (CA), weight and serum CD4 T-cell counts. However, others do not.Objective: To evaluate bone minera...

hrp0084p3-1135 | Puberty | ESPE2015

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Girls with Isolated Premature Pubarche

Nascimento Thamy Bruno , Werle Tuami Vanessa , Vargas Deisi Maria

Background: Premature pubarche is the appearance of pubic hair before 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys, being more frequent in girls. Current literature demonstrates associations between premature pubarche and metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the frequency of cardiovascular disease risk factors in girls with isolated premature pubarche (IPP).Method: Observational study using data from ...

hrp0086p2-p156 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P2 | ESPE2016

Physical Exercise Level is Associated to Peak Bone Mass in Undergraduate Students

Vargas Deisi Maria , Dominoni Robson Luiz , Nunes Carlos Roberto Oliveira , Sousa Clovis Arlindo

Background: Promotion of high pick bone mass is one of the strategies to prevent osteoporosis in adult life. Undergraduate students are still in the age group of mineral acquisition and, therefore, their lifestyle may influence this process. Physical exercise is an important lifestyle characteristic for optimize peak bone mass (PBM).Objective: To evaluate bone mass in undergraduate students with different lifestyle.Methods: Observa...

hrp0084p3-896 | Fat | ESPE2015

Prevalence of Excess Weight in Adolescents at Primary Health Care Units in South Brazil

Vargas Deisi Maria , de Medeiros Ana Carolina Santin , Klieman Elis , Eberhardt Isabel , Piesanti Vera Janete , Pasa Simone , da Silva Claudia Regina Lima Duarte , Coutinho Luciane Azevedo , Simao Vilma Margarete

Background: In the past decades Brazil has experienced a nutritional transition process characterised by a significant reduction in malnutrition and progressive increase in overweight and obesity. Nutritional education and precocious interventions are useful strategies to combat excess weight in childhood and adolescence. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were more than 40 million children overweight in the world in 2011. In Brazil, the prevalence of exce...