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ea0022p365 | Diabetes | ECE2010

Analysis of incidence and risks factors of gestational diabetes in our area: comparison between two periods

Gil Beatriz Mantinan , Cano Reyes Luna , Sobrino Paula Sanchez , Carballeira Regina Palmeiro , Fernandez Concepcion Paramo , Alvarez Manuel Penin , Mayor Ricardo Victor Garcia

Introduction: Gestational diabetes (GD) is frequently associated with obesity and family history of diabetes. Besides these, other risks factors have been proposed, as previous GD, macrosomy or abnormal reproductive history.Methods: We conducted a retrospective comparative study including all patients diagnosed of GD during 1999 and 2008. The analyzed variables were incidence and risk factors of GD.Results: We included 384 patients...

ea0022p630 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by Novartis</emphasis>) | ECE2010

Outcome of patients with diabetes insipidus associated with adipsia

Carballeira Regina Palmeiro , Fernandez Concepcion Paramo , Sobrino Paula Sanchez , Gil Beatriz Mantinan , Cruz Ines Seoane , Cano Reyes Luna , Garcia-Mayor Ricardo V

Background: Patients with diabetes insipidus (DI) that suffer of adipsia usually are difficult to treat, and requiring close monitorization.Aim: To know long-term outcome of patients with DI associated to adipsia.Subjects: From January 1989 to December 2006 were attended five patients (two males) with DI plus adipsia, aged 32±14.64 years, range 10–51. Being the aetiology X histiocytosis, craneapharyngioma, suprasellar men...

ea0016p33 | Adrenal | ECE2008

Salt wasting form of classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia (cah) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency: an overview in adult life

Roman Anna Casteras , Fernandez M Concepcion Paramo , Rodriguez Laura Fajar , Gil Beatriz Mantinan , Sobrino Paula Sanchez , Cano Reyes Luna , Garcia-Mayor Ricardo Victor

Background: Classic 21-hydroxylase deficiency, due to severe mutations in CYP21B gene, is an uncommon disease (1/ 150 000). Salt-wasting form accounts for 75% of the cases and turns up with gluco- and mineralocorticoid deficiency as well as feminine hermaphroditism. Although wide psycho-social repercussion especially in women is known, the rarity of the disease and losses in follow-up may lead to a scarce clinical experience. We present 3 adult patients with CAH- SW followed r...

ea0016p237 | Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases | ECE2008

Diabetic ketoacidosis in two periods: XX--XXI centuries

Rodriguez Laura Fajar , Fernandez M Concepcion Paramo , Cano Reyes Luna , Roman Anna Casteras , Gil Beatriz Mantinan , De la Fuente Javier , Garcia-Mayor Ricardo Victor

Despite advances in the management of last years, diabetes and its complications are still the most frequent cause of admission in Endocrine Departments. Nowadays, in our Hospital, 60% of admissions are due to Diabetes, and more than a half of these are diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) (35.4%).Objective: Analize DKA episodes in our medical area in the last 12 years and compare them divided in two periods.Methods: Divide DKA episodes in ...

ea0014p204 | (1) | ECE2007

Clinical presentation of nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia &br;(NC-CAH): from suspicion to diagnosis

Román Anna Casteràs , Fernández Ma Concepción Páramo , Aguado Javier De la Fuente , Abad Elena Hervás , Rodríguez Laura Fajar , Gil Beatriz Mantiñán , Cano Reyes Luna , Iraeta Ma Antonia Rego , Rodríguez Digna , Lestón Domingo González , García-Mayor Ricardo Víctor

Background: Nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia (NC-CAH) caused by mutations in CYP21B gene is an inherited disorder with various clinical forms in relation to the 21-hydroxylase (21OH) activity. Classic forms are recognized early during neonatal period as salt-wasting crisis or genital ambiguity, while non-classic form presents later with wide hyperandrogenic spectrum. Genetic testing has proved to be the definitive diagnostic method.Aim: To obser...