- Associations between two single nucleotide polymorphisms of the adiponectin gene, its circulating concentrations and cardiometabolic risk factors in prepubertal children with and without abdominal obesityS V Galcheva
Department of Paediatrics and Medical Genetics, Varna Medical University, 55, Marin Drinov str, Varna 9002, Bulgaria
J Endocrinol Invest 36:869-75. 2013..The adiponectin gene has been identified as a susceptibility locus for metabolic syndrome, diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
- Television food advertising directed towards Bulgarian childrenS V Galcheva
Department of Paediatrics and Medical Genetics, Varna University Hospital St Marina, Varna, Bulgaria
Arch Dis Child 93:857-61. 2008..Television viewing is suspected as an important contributor and along with food advertisements significantly influence children's unhealthy dietary habits, purchase requests and adiposity...
- Waist circumference percentile curves for Bulgarian children and adolescents aged 6-18 yearsSonya V Galcheva
Department of Paediatrics and Medical Genetics, University Hospital St Marina, Varna, Bulgaria
Int J Pediatr Obes 4:381-8. 2009..It appears to be the main risk factor for the progress of the metabolic syndrome. Our aim was to develop age- and sex-specific WC percentile curves for Bulgarian children/adolescents and to compare them with those from other countries...
- Circulating proinflammatory peptides related to abdominal adiposity and cardiometabolic risk factors in healthy prepubertal childrenSonya V Galcheva
Departments of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Internal Medicine, Varna Medical University, 55, Marin Drinov Street, Varna 9002, Bulgaria Department of Pediatrics, University of Parma, Parma 43100, Italy
Eur J Endocrinol 164:553-8. 2011..To analyze the circulating levels of proinflammatory peptides in healthy prepubertal children in relation to abdominal obesity, measured by waist circumference (WC), and to investigate their interactions with cardiometabolic risk factors...