hrp0094p1-119 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity B | ESPE2021

Diagnostic precision of the Tri-Ponderal Mass Index (kg/m3) to identify the metabolic risk phenotype in obese children and adolescents.

Arciniegas Larry , Tomasini Rosangela , Vega Elizabeth , Fabregas Ana , Clemente Maria , Yeste Diego ,

Introduction: The metabolically healthy obese phenotype (MHOF) defines obese patients who have preserved insulin sensitivity and who do not have metabolic complications: lower risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in adulthood. Recent studies indicate that TMI (kg/m3) estimates the percentage of body fat more accurately than the BMI and it has been proposed to substitute the use of the BMI z-score values by those of the TMI. TMI values ...