Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep837 | Obesity | ECE2016

Metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance: can they be predicted by clinical indicators in obese prepubertal children?

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Dikaiakou Eirini , Petrou Vasilis , Anagnostou Elli , Karachaliou Feneli , Patinioti Ioanna , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Aim: To evaluate whether anthropometric indices and acanthosis nigricans can be useful markers for early detection of Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) in overweight and obese children.Methods: Data from 510 prepubertal children (40% boys), 12.9% overweight and 87.1% obese with mean age 9.7±2.5 years were analyzed. Logistic regression analysis was used to investigate which factors were associated with HOMA-IR >3 and metabolic synd...

ea0073pep3.6 | Presented ePosters 3: Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2021

Comparative study of growth hormone stimulation levels in growth hormone deficient children vs children with idiopathic short stature

Sofia Leka-Emiri , Athanasouli Fani , Tampouratzi Dimitra , Kafetzi Maria , Dikaiakou Eirini , Petrou Vasilios , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Michalakos Stefanos

IntroductionShort stature (SS) assessment includes the documentation of growth hormone (GH) secretion via GH stimulation tests.ObjectivesTo study retrospectively GH stimulation test results among Greek children with SS and investigate differences among GH deficient (GHD) children vs idiopathic short stature (ISS).MethodsData were collected retrospectively from 190...