Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p208 | (1) | ECE2007

Bone mineral density and body composition in pubescent obese children endangered by metabolic syndrome

Tobisch Borbala , Kozma Andrea , Nagy-Szakall Zsuzsanna , Peter Ferenc , Blatniczky Laszlo

Aims: The prevalence of type 2 diabetes due to insulin resistance is increasing in puberty. Authors have investigated whether body weight excess arises only from increased fat content of the body. Different anthropometrical data were also analysed if they are able to predict degree of insulin resistance.Materials and methods: 108 obese children (50 female, 58 male, Tanner st-s1-5, mean age 12.06 years, mean BMI: 30.97 kg/m2) with positive fami...