hrp0092p2-130 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019
, Amorim Marta
, Limbert Catarina
Introduction: Pediatric obesity is an important public health problem. Exogenous obesity represents most cases; in some children, obesity is attributable to endocrine or genetic disorders. Genetic etiology should be considered in children with dysmorphic features, global developmental delay, early onset severe obesity (before 5 years), hyperphagia or severe obesity family history. Regardless of the etiology, treatment must begin with long-term lifestyle change...