Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059p057 | Clinical biochemistry | SFEBES2018

Genetic susceptibility to type 1 diabetes: genomic variants in the vitamin D pathway

Almeida Joana , Rodrigues Dircea , Carrilho Franscisco , Guimaraes Joana , Lemos Manuel C

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) is an autoimmune disease that results from the destruction of insulin producing β cells, in genetic susceptible individuals. Vitamin D (Vit D) is mostly known for its role in bone and calcium metabolism, however it is also involved in the modulation of the immune response. Serum levels of vitamin D partly depend on diet and sunlight exposure. However, genetic factors are also involved. Patients with T1D have been reported to have a higher pr...

ea0041ep511 | Diabetes complications | ECE2016

Clinical factors and severity of diabetic foot infection according to the PEDIS classification

de Sousa Lages Adriana , Oliveira Patricia , Queiros Susana , Guelho Daniela , Cardoso Luis , Vicente Nuno , Martins Diana , Oliveira Diana , Ventura Mara , Carrilho Franscisco

Introduction: The complications related to ulcerated foot lesions are a common cause of hospitalization among diabetics. Diabetic foot infection is associated with high morbidity and is the most common precipitating factor to precede amputations of the lower limbs.Methods: Retrospective, cohort study; were included 200 patients from the Diabetic Foot consultation of the Endocrinology Department between 1 January and 31 August 2015. Ulcerated lesions were...