Ukr.Biochem.J. 2020; Volume 92, Issue 6, Nov-Dec, pp. 137-142


Indicators of lipid metabolism disorders in the blood serum of adolescents with metabolic syndrome

L. A. Strashok1,2, O. V. Buznytska1,2*, О. М. Meshkova3

1Kharkіv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Ukraine;
2V.N. Karazin Kharkіv National University, Ukraine;
3Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine;

Received: 16 April 2018; Accepted:13 November 2020

Atherogenic dyslipidemia is one of the main and early indication of adolescentrs with metabolic syndrome. Because there is not enough information about the nature of dyslipidemia in adolescents and the possibilities of its correction and prevention, the study of this problem is relevant. The goal of the study was to estimate the indexes of lipid metabolism in blood serum of adolescents with metabolic syndrome. We examined 200 obese patients aged 14–18 years, who were divided into two groups with and without metabolic syndrome. The control group consisted of 30 adolescents of similar age with normal body weight. The lipid profile of blood was studied by standardized methods using Cormay Multi semi-automatic photometer­. The level of β-lipoproteins in blood serum was determined by the turbidimetric method. Elevated levels of triglycerides, low and very low density lipoprotein cholesterol, β-lipoproteins and a tendency to decreased high density lipoprotein level cholesterol were found in the  blood serum of adolescents with metabolic syndrome  as the signs of atherogenic dyslipidemia. Reliable correlations both between the indexes of lipid profile and between atherogenic dyslipidemia indicators and anthropometric indexes were established, indicating an increased risk of lipid metabolic disturbances in individuals with abdominal obesity.

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