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ea0032p224 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Antepartum pituitary insufficiency in type 1 diabetes

Balasuriya Chandima N D , Fougner Stine Lyngvi , Bjorgaas Marit Rokne

Introduction: Postpartum necrosis of the anterior pituitary gland is well-described, but antepartum pituitary insufficiency (API) is reported only in a few women with type 1 diabetes (T1D). API has an abrupt onset and may have fatal outcome.Case report: A 36-year-old woman with T1D and laser-treated retinopathy became pregnant after repeated IVF. In gestational week (GW) 10, she used insulin 34–42 U/day, HbA1c was 6.2% and cortisol (0800 h)...

ea0041gp38 | Bone & Calcium Homeostasis | ECE2016

Influence of prematurity and low birth weight on peak bone mass

Balasuriya Chandima , Mosti Mats P , Evensen Kari Anne I , Brubakk Ann-Mari , Indredavik Marit S , Schei Berit , Stunes Astrid Kamilla , Syversen Unni

Introduction: Intrauterine weeks 36–38 with rapid transplacental mineral transfer are crucial for skeletal development. Prematurity and low birthweight may therefore lead to a subnormal peak bone mass. We evaluated the influence of gestational age and low birthweight on bone mineral density (BMD) and content (BMC) in young adults born preterm with very low birthweight (VLBW) and small for gestational age (SGA) at term.Description of methods/design: ...