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ea0078p50 | Obesity | BSPED2021

BMI centiles for south asian children: do they need reconsideration?

Hulse Tony , Fry Tam

Introduction: Obese adults of South Asian origin in the UK are considered to be obese at a BMI of 27.5 kg/M2 compared with 30 kg/m2 for other groups and are at increased risk of obesity related disorders such as type 2 diabetes. From July 2021, GPs have been offered financial incentives for referral of adults to weight management services. However no provision or adjustments have been made for children and young people especially those of South Asian orig...

ea0014p42 | (1) | ECE2007

Adhesion molecules s-VCAM-1 and s-ICAM-1 in members of families with familial combined hyperlipidemia

Karásek David , Vaverková Helena , Halenka Milan , Fryšák Zdenek , Novotný Dalibor , Budíková Marie

Objective: Familial combined hyperlipidemia (FCH) is the most common familial hyperlipidemia with a high risk of the early atherosclerosis. The aim of this study was to compare levels of s-ICAM-1 and s-VCAM-1 in asymptomatic members of FCH families with healthy controls and to find out relation between s-ICAM-1, respective s-VCAM-1, and risk factors accompanying FCH. We also investigate association between adhesion molecules and intima-media thickness of common carotid artery ...