C Maffeis

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Affiliation: University of Verona
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Aetiology of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents
    C Maffeis
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic B Roma, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 159:S35-44. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Meal-induced thermogenesis and obesity: is a fat meal a risk factor for fat gain in children?
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:214-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and cardiovascular risk factors in prepubertal children
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Obes Res 9:179-87. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of childhood obesity on morbidity and mortality
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Italy
    Horm Res 55:42-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Does waist circumference predict fat gain in children?
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:978-83. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Pro-atherogenic postprandial profile: meal-induced changes of lipoprotein sub-fractions and inflammation markers in obese boys
    C Maffeis
    Regional Center for Juvenile Diabetes, Department of Sciences of Life and Reproduction, Section of Pediatrics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:959-65. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutrient oxidation during moderately intense exercise in obese prepubertal boys
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:231-6. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Diet macronutrient composition reported before treatment predicts BMI change in obese children: the role of lipids
    C Maffeis
    Unit of Pediatric Diabetes, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity, Department of Sciences of Life and Reproduction, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1066-8. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Substrate metabolism, nutrient balance and obesity development in children and adolescents: a target for intervention?
    M Sun
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Obes Rev 5:183-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Insulin resistance is a risk factor for high blood pressure regardless of body size and fat distribution in obese children
    C Maffeis
    Department of Mother and Child, Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 20:266-73. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Aetiology of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents
    C Maffeis
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic B Roma, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 159:S35-44. 2000
    ..Sedentarity, i.e. a low physical activity level, is accompanied by a low fat oxidation rate in muscle and a low fat oxidation rate is a risk factor of fat gain or fat re-gain after weight loss...
  2. ncbi request reprint Meal-induced thermogenesis and obesity: is a fat meal a risk factor for fat gain in children?
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:214-9. 2001
    ..Therefore, diet composition per se must be taken into account among the various risk factors that induce obesity in children...
  3. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and cardiovascular risk factors in prepubertal children
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Obes Res 9:179-87. 2001
    ..Few data on the relationship between body-fat distribution and cardiovascular risk factors are available in children, especially before puberty...
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of childhood obesity on morbidity and mortality
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Italy
    Horm Res 55:42-5. 2001
    ..The association between childhood obesity and adult morbidity and mortality strongly suggests that a more effective prevention and treatment of childhood obesity should be pursued...
  5. ncbi request reprint Does waist circumference predict fat gain in children?
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:978-83. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to identify in a group of 8-y-old prepubertal children the anthropometric parameter with the highest prediction power of overweight, measured 4 y later...
  6. doi request reprint Pro-atherogenic postprandial profile: meal-induced changes of lipoprotein sub-fractions and inflammation markers in obese boys
    C Maffeis
    Regional Center for Juvenile Diabetes, Department of Sciences of Life and Reproduction, Section of Pediatrics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:959-65. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate postprandial metabolic response, lipoprotein oxidation and circulating cytokine levels, after the ingestion of two different meals with different fat/carbohydrate ratio...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutrient oxidation during moderately intense exercise in obese prepubertal boys
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Piazzale L Scuro, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:231-6. 2005
    ..Increasing the exercise intensity did not promote fat oxidation. Therefore, walking at a speed of 4 km/h is recommended as practicable exercise for obese boys and, consequently, for the treatment of childhood obesity...
  8. doi request reprint Diet macronutrient composition reported before treatment predicts BMI change in obese children: the role of lipids
    C Maffeis
    Unit of Pediatric Diabetes, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity, Department of Sciences of Life and Reproduction, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:1066-8. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint Substrate metabolism, nutrient balance and obesity development in children and adolescents: a target for intervention?
    M Sun
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Obes Rev 5:183-8. 2004
    ..Several future directions are addressed, such that a combination of increased physical activity and modification in diet composition, in terms of energy density and glycemic index, is recommended for children and adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Insulin resistance is a risk factor for high blood pressure regardless of body size and fat distribution in obese children
    C Maffeis
    Department of Mother and Child, Biology Genetics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 20:266-73. 2010
    ..The prevalence of children with hypertension is increasing, especially in obese children. This study was to assess the relationship between blood pressure, indexes of adiposity, body fat distribution and insulin resistance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Body size and early growth in appropriate- and large-for-gestational-age infants
    M Sun
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, Polyclinic, Verona, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 92:1127-32. 2003
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Could the savory taste of snacks be a further risk factor for overweight in children?
    C Maffeis
    Department of Mother and Child, Biology Genetics, Section of Pediatrics, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:429-37. 2008
    ..The quantity, type and composition of snack foods may play a role in the development and maintenance of obesity in children. A high consumption of energy-dense snacks may promote fat gain...
  13. doi request reprint Metabolic and hormonal consequences of two different meals after a moderate intensity exercise bout in obese prepubertal children
    C Maffeis
    Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:725-31. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationship between postprandial nutrient balance, satiety and hormone changes induced by two different meals taken after a moderate intensity exercise bout...
  14. doi request reprint Breakfast skipping in prepubertal obese children: hormonal, metabolic and cognitive consequences
    C Maffeis
    Unit of Pediatric Diabetes, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity, Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:314-21. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the relationship between the variation of hormonal and metabolic postprandial parameters induced by breakfast consumption or fasting and cognitive performance in obese children...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Definition of obesity in childhood: criteria and limits]
    A Luciano
    Ospedale Maggiore di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 55:453-9. 2003
    ..However, in agreement with Cole et al., the choice to use the BMI cut-offs centiles passing through the adult BMI cut-off of 30, is reasonable. However, it is always preferable to use population specific BMI reference tables...
  16. doi request reprint Screening for impaired glucose tolerance in obese children and adolescents: a validation and implementation study
    A Morandi
    Department of Life and Reproduction Sciences, Section of Pediatrics, Regional Center for Pediatric Diabetes, Clinical Nutrition and Obesity, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Pediatr Obes 9:17-25. 2014
    ..Fasting plasma glucose and fasting triglycerides can be combined to obtain an accurate criterion to select obese children and adolescents who may present impaired glucose tolerance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis carried out on blood-spots of phenylalanine hydroxylase-deficient newborns detected by northeastern Italian neonatal screening
    M Zaffanello
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
    Genet Test 9:133-7. 2005
    ..Consequently, the genotype/phenotype correlation could lead to a more accurate diagnosis and prognosis for families...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Multifactorial prevention of obesity: the role of physical fitness]
    C Maffeis
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile e di Biologia Genetica, Sezione Pediatria, Universita di Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 59:567-8. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in obese Caucasian children: prevalence using WHO-derived criteria and association with nontraditional cardiovascular risk factors
    C Invitti
    Department of Metabolic Diseases and Diabetes, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:627-33. 2006
    ..Moreover, it is unknown if nontraditional cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors are associated with the MS at this early age in these subjects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevention of obesity in childhood
    C Maffeis
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, University of Verona, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:919-21. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference as a predictor of cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in obese girls
    C Maffeis
    Childhood Obesity Group of the Italian Society of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:566-72. 2003
    ..to assess the clinical relevance of waist circumference in identifying girls with higher cardiovascular risk across puberty...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of childhood obesity]
    G Trifiro
    U O Neonatologia Pediatria, Ospedale San Giuseppe, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 55:471-82. 2003
    ..Obesity is a chronic disease and its treatment needs long-life follow-up. The long-term results of the obesity treatment are often disappointing and we have to consider consistent prevention programs for better results...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Depressive symptoms and low self-esteem in obese children and adolescents]
    S Cortese
    Servizio di Neuropsichiatria Infantile, Universita degli Studi di Verona, Verona
    Minerva Pediatr 57:65-71. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Neonatal hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia. Two case reports
    M Zaffanello
    Regional Centre for Neonatal Congenital Errors of Metabolism, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 54:325-33. 2002
    ..Persistent hypoglycemic or epileptic-like episodes, in particular on waking up, after meals or during banal infections, must be studied to reveal hyperinsulinism...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of obesity in childhood]
    A Crino
    Struttura Semplice di Patologia, Endocrina Autoimmune, Ospedale Bambino Gesù IRCCS, Roma, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 55:461-70. 2003
    ..However, the family pediatrician's assistance is essential during the follow-up period, in order to assure the patient and his/her family a proper assistance...