ADIPOSIDAD EN NIÑOS Y A DOLESCENTES CON DIABETES TIPO 1: SITUACIÓN ACTUAL Y CONTROVERSIAS

Translated title of the contribution: Adiposity in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: update and controversies

Marta Vega Velasco Manrique, Alba Gómez-Cabello, Alex Gonzalez de Aguero, Mercedes Rodríguez Rigual, Luis Moreno, Germán Vicente Rodríguez, Gloria Bueno Lozano

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    Abstract

    For years now, a stronger tendency towards overweight among diabetes 1 population has been described, a tendency already observed during childhood and pubescence. Insulin replacement therapy to be one of the main underlying factors. Clarifying these issues and determining whether this weight gain may bring in an increased cardiovascular risk in these patients during their adulthood is critical in order to develop strategies that prevent or at least diminish this evolution. This review aims at updating the anthropometric status and the presence of excess body fat in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes as compared to healthy population, establishing the relevance of the different factors implied and their potential effect on cardiovascular risk.

    Translated title of the contributionAdiposity in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes: update and controversies
    Original languageSpanish
    Pages (from-to)1211-1217
    Number of pages7
    JournalNutrición Hospitalaria
    Volume30
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Keywords

    • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
    • body composition
    • body fat
    • physical exercise
    • cardiovascular disease

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