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Society for Endocrinology BES 2021

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
08 Nov 2021 - 10 Nov 2021

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Join us in Edinburgh for the flagship event of the Society for Endocrinology

Society for Endocrinology BES 2021

Clinical Endocrinology Trust Lecture

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The yin and yang of hormones and glucose

Korbonits Marta

The balanced hormonal regulation of metabolism is the cornerstone of endocrinology. One of the most elegant aspects of our discipline is that increased or decreased hormone activities lead to predictable changes and diseases. We were surprised, therefore, to identify a novel disease where the same genetic alteration, a missense change in the beta-cell transcription factor MAFA, causes two very opposite conditions: life-threatening hypoglycaemia due to numerous small i...