Improvement of BMI after Lifestyle Intervention Is Associated with Normalisation of Elevated ELF Score and Liver Stiffness in Obese Children
Demographic and baseline clinical characteristics of the study population.
Obese study population
Characteristics of obesity
WC > 90th centile
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)
Fasting glucose (mg/dL)
HOMA index ( = 37)
BMI: body mass index; SDS: standard deviation score; WHtR: waist-to-height ratio; WC: waist circumference; ULN: upper limit of normal; HOMA: homeostasis model assessment; n.r.: not recorded. Upper limits of normal: triglycerides 120mg/dL, cholesterin 250mg/dL, fasting glucose 120mg/dL, HOMA index <1, and LDL cholesterol 116mg/dL.
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