Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0073aep199 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Diabetes mellitus and COVID-19 – The bidirectional impact

Inês Manique , Alexandra Abegão Matias , Rego Teresa , Sabino Teresa , Bouca Bruno , Ana Cláudia Martins , Mihon Claudia , António Panarra , José Silva-Nunes

IntroductionSARS-CoV2 infection can worsen glycemic control regardless of history of Diabetes mellitus (DM) and may precipitate new-onset diabetes (NOD). DM is also a risk factor for a greater severity of COVID-19. At-admission hyperglycemia (AH) is a known predictor of critical illness in other diseases.AimsAssess the impact of AH, regardless of the presence of DM, on the severity of COVID-19 inpatients....

ea0073aep246 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Risk factors associated with diabetic foot amputation among patients hospitalized for diabetic foot ulcer in a public hospital

Gutu Olga , Vasques Miguel , Inês Manique , Amaral Sara , Bruno Bouça , Prokop Joanna , Ana Cláudia Martins , António Afonso , José Neves , Silva-Nunes Jose

IntroductionDiabetic foot is one of the most devastating of chronic complications of diabetes mellitus (DM) and is responsible for about 25% of hospitalizations. Worldwide, the diabetic foot represents the main cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation.Aim of the studyIdentification of risk factors for foot amputation among in patients hospitalized for diabetic foot in a tertiary public hospital in Portuga...