hrp0082fc12.2 | Obesity | ESPE2014

Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence is Associated with Shorter Leucocyte Telomere Length

Lamprokostopoulou Agaristi , Moschonis George , Manios Yannis , Chrousos George P , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in adulthood is associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length, a marker of biological age that is also associated with age-related disorders, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus.Objective and Hypotheses: To investigate the relation between BMI in childhood and adolescence and telomere length, by determining the mean telomere length of leukocytes.Patients and Method: Seven hundred fo...

hrp0086p1-p456 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2016

E-Health: A National Registry and Therapeutic Algorithm for the Prevention and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence in Greece

Kassari Penio , Papaioannou Panagiotis , Billiris Antonis , Karanikas Haralampos , Eleftheriou Stergiani , Thireos Eleftherios , Manios Yannis , Chrousos George P. , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem of our century and accounts for a significant increase in morbidity and mortality in adulthood. In Greece, more than 35% of children and adolescents are currently overweight or obese.Objective and hypotheses: To develop a National e-Health System for General Pediatricians and General Practitioners for the prevention and management of overweight and obesity. Specific aims i...

hrp0084p3-839 | Fat | ESPE2015

Age at Menarche in Relation to BMI. Data from the Hellenic Action Plan for the Assessment, Prevention and Treatment for Childhood Obesity

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Karachaliou Fotini-Eleni , Psaltopoulou Theodora , Koutsouki Dimitra , Manios Yannis , Bogdanis Grigoris , Karagianni Vileelmini , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: A secular trend towards earlier menarche has been observed.Objective and hypotheses: The correlation of age at menarche with the BMI as well as the maternal age at menarche and their BMI.Method: This is a cross-sectional study conducted from October 2012–December 2013. A pre-selected, representative elementary and high school cohort was derived, using stratification and PPS methodology. Parents responded to questio...

hrp0086p1-p464 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2016

Central Obesity among European Preschool Children: The ToyBox-Study

Galcheva Sonya , Lateva Mina , Iotova Violeta , Androutsos Odysseas , Manios Yannis , De Bourdeaudhuij Ilse , Cardon Greet , Socha Piotr , Moreno Luis , Koletzko Berthold , on behalf of ToyBox-Study Group

Background: Waist circumference (WC) reflects the fat distribution and the degree of central adiposity in children, which is specifically associated with cardiovascular risk factors and useful as a component of metabolic syndrome definition in children.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the distribution of WC measures among preschool children aged 3.5–5.5 years from six European countries.Method: Cross-sectional study of a ...

hrp0086p2-p519 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

Dietary Habits of Children and Adolescents Attending an Out-Patient Clinic for the Prevention and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Greece

Georgiou Alexandra , Karampatsou Sophia , Genitsaridi Sophia , Nikolaou Mihaela , Farakla Ioanna , Papadopoulos Georgios , Giannios Christos , Nicolaides Nicolas , Papageorgiou Ifigenia , Mpoleti Olga , Koui Eleni , Tsoutsoulopoulou Konstantina , Manios Yannis , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem and its management requires a multidisciplinary approach.Objective and hypotheses: To assess the main eating habits of children and adolescents attending an Out-patient Clinic for the Prevention and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Greece, as recorded before implementing any intervention.Method: We studied 1005 children and adolescents [age ra...

hrp0084p1-51 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Distribution of Obesity Indices Among European Preschool Children and Associated Risk Factors: The ToyBox-Study

Galcheva Sonya , Lateva Mina , Iotova Violeta , Bourdeaudhuij Ilse De , Cardon Greet , Androutsos Odysseas , Kulaga Zbigniew , Socha Piotr , Moreno Luis , Koletzko Berthold , Manios Yannis , Group ToyBox-study

Background: Childhood obesity is a serious health problem, related to an increased risk of adult morbidity and mortality. Evidence indicates that central adiposity increases this risk to a higher degree compared to the general obesity indices.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the distribution of anthropometric obesity indices among preschool children aged 3.5–5.5 years, from six European countries, and to examine their associations with certain ...

hrp0086p2-p498 | Fat Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2016

A Comprehensive and Multidisciplinary Management Plan is Extremely Effective at Reducing the Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence

Genitsaridi Sofia , Karampatsou Sofia , Papageorgiou Ifigeneia , Papadopoulos Georgios , Farakla Ioanna , Koui Eleni , Georgiou Alexandra , Romas Stamatis , Terzioglou Eleni , Papathanasiou Chryssanthi , Kassari Penio , Giannios Christos , Nicolaides Nicolas C , Manios Yannis , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem of our century, and accounts for a significant increase in morbidity and mortality in adulthood. In Greece, more than 30–35% of children and adolescents are overweight or obese.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the effectiveness of a comprehensive and personalized multidisciplinary management plan in reducing the prevalence of overweight and obesity in childhoo...

hrp0084p3-866 | Fat | ESPE2015

The Effectiveness of a Comprehensive and Personalized Plan of Action in the Prevention and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence

Papadopoulos George , Farakla Ioanna , Bakopoulou Sophia , Giannios Christos , Koui Eleni , Georgiou Alexandra , Romas Stamatis , Terzioglou Eleni , Koniari Eleni , Papathanasiou Chryssanthi , Kassari Penio , Nicolaides Nicolas , Critselis Elena , Manios Yannis , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem of our century, and accounts for a significant increase in morbidity and mortality in adulthood.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the effectiveness of a comprehensive and personalized plan of action in the prevention and management of overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence.Method: 470 children and adolescents (mean age±SEM: 9...

hrp0094p2-122 | Diabetes and insulin | ESPE2021

Parental insulin resistance is associated with unhealthy lifestyle behaviours independently of body mass index in children: The Feel4Diabetes study

Gonzalez-Gil Esther M. , Gimenez-Legarre Natalia , Cardon Greet , Mavrogianni Christina , Kivela Jemina , Iotova Violeta , Tankova Tsvetalina , Imre Rurik , Liatis Stavros , Makrilakis Konstantinos , Schwarz Peter , Timpel Patrick , Dupont Elisabeth , Couck Pedro , Manios Yannis , Moreno Luis ,

Introduction and aim: Parental health is associated with children’s health and lifestyles. Thus, the aim of the present study was to assess lifestyle behaviours of children from parents with insulin resistance (IR) and at risk of type 2 diabetes.Methods: 2117 European parents from six countries included in the Feel4Diabetes-study measured in 2015 and identified as being at risk for diabetes with the FINDRISC questio...

hrp0092p2-140 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Pedobesity: Development of Intelligent Multi-level Information Systems and Specialized Artificial Intelligence Algorithms for Personalized Management of Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence

Kassari Penio , Billiris Antonis , Karanikas Haralampos , Thireos Eleftherios , Drakoulis Nikolaos , Manios Ioannis , Charmandari Evangelia

Background: Obesity in childhood and adolescence represents a major health problem of our century. In Greece, more than 30-35% of children and adolescents are currently overweight or obese.Objective: To evaluate and further develop the 'National Registry for the Prevention and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence' in order to provide personalized intervention programs for overweig...