Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016p11 | Adrenal | ECE2008

Phosphodiesterase inhibitors and adrenal response to exercise-related stress

Sgro Paolo , Gallotta Maria Chiara , Emerenziani Gian Pietro , Fierro Valentina , Guidetti Laura , Baldari Carlo , Romanelli Francesco , Lenzi Andrea , Di Luigi Luigi

Worldwide numerous active individuals take phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE-5i), furthermore, to our knowledge, the effects of these drugs on hormone secretion has not been adequately investigated. In particular, considering that a) PDE-5i influence NO bioavailability, b) NO is one of the mediators of the hypothalamus┬ľpituitary┬ľadrenal (HPA) axis response to stress, and, c) physical exercise-related stress activate HPA axis, we investigated whether PDE-5i inf...

ea0070aep310 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Characterization of muscle function, lifestyle and motivational indices in obese women

Marocco Chiara , Cella Vittoria , Innocenti Lorenzo , Bimonte Viviana , Pietro Emerenziani Gian , Mocini Edoardo , Ferretti Elisabetta , Lenzi Andrea , Bonavolontà Vincenzo , Fornari Rachele , Maria Donini Lorenzo , Baldari Carlo , Bertollo Maurizio , Guidetti Laura , Migliaccio Silvia

Introduction: Obesity is a chronic metabolic condition characterized by an excess of adipose tissue leading to an increased risk of developingdiseases such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular pathologies. Unbalanced nutrition and sedentary lifestyle are among the main influencing factors leading to a reduction in muscle mass, strength and functionality, predisposing obese subjects to sarcopenia and functional disability. Moreover, recent studies suggest the possible presen...