Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep404 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Alpha lipoic acid attenuates high fructose induced pancreatic toxicity

Topsakal Senay , Ozman Ozlem , Nihan Cankara Fatma , Yesilot Sukriye , Bayram Dilek , Genc Ozdamar Nilufer , Kayran Sumeyra

Objectives: Chronic consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) causes several problems like insulin resistance. The goal of the study was to investigate pancreatic damages induced by chronic HFCS consumption and protective effects of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) on pancreatic cells.Methods: Wistar Albino, 4 months old, female rats and weighing 250–300 g were randomly distributed into three groups each containing eight rats. Groups were HFCS group, HF...

ea0022p133 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2010

Are the thyroid functions associated with widespread of acute coronary syndromes?

Tuzun Dilek , Bayram Nihal Akar , Faruk Cicek Omer , Ersoy Reyhan , Bozkurt Engin , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Serum thyroid hormone levels have been described in several systemic non-thyroideal illnesses, among them acute heart diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between thyroid functions and widespread of ACS, and to evaluate the potential changes in thyroid hormone profile in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) at the time of diagnosis and compare them between two groups, based on therapeutic implications and distinct prognoses: unstable angi...

ea0056p430 | Diabetes complications | ECE2018

Characteristics of diabetic foot patients admitted to department of endocrinology and metabolic diseases at ankara university, faculty of medicine

Canlar Sule , Cinel Murat , Mutlu Adile Begum Bahcecioglu , Emral Rifat , Bayram Dilek , Metinarikan Nuran , Yurdakul Birgul , Demir Ozgur , Corapcioglu Demet

Introduction: Diabetic foot is one of the important and destructive complications of diabetes. During the life time of a diabetic patient, the risk of developing foot ulcers is around 5–15%, and about 20–25% of the causes of hospitalization in diabetic patients are due to foot ulcers. 40–80% of foot ulcers can be infected and resulted in osteomyelitis. Hospitalization due to osteomyelitis is 12 times more in diabetic patients than in non-diabetic population....