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ea0049ep625 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2017

Sense of coherence and glycaemic control among a sample of newly diagnosed type II diabetics in rural Crete

Anyfantakis Dimitrios , Anyfantakis Anastasios , Foukaki Michaela , Kastanakis Serafim

Aim: Currently there is much discussion on the protective effects of the sense of coherence (SOC) on health. Our aim was to examine possible associations between SOC and glycemic control among 60 newly diagnosed adults with type 2 diabetes.Methods and results: Thirty males and 30 females diagnosed 3 months before with type 2 diabetes mellitus were included in the study. SOC was measured with the Greek translated and validated version of Antonovsky’s...

ea0041ep1126 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2016

From thyroidectomy to thyroid cancer: epidemiological data from 2004 to 2014

Anyfantakis Anastasios , Vourliotaki Eirini , Foukaki Eirini Michaela , Alexaki Sophia , Avloniti Maria , Chatziriga Aikaterini , Stamataki Aikaterini

Background and aims: To evaluate the evolution of thyroid cancer epidemiological characteristics from 2004 to 2014.Materials and methods: Retrospective analysis of histological data from thyroidectomies performed in our hospital in the period 2004–2014.Results: From 2004 to 2014, 2725 thyroidectomies (women 81% vs men 19%) were performed in our hospital. In 1083 of these (40%) histologic examination revealed thyroid cancer.</p...