Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep313 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2017

Vitamin D levels in obese adults and cardiovascular risk

Domingues Andreia , Oliveira Bruno , Correia Flora

Introduction: The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is high, and yet still little recognized and treated. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide and the emergence of evidence with the link suggesting an association between vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular risk (CVR), it is pertinent to better understand this association.Objective: This study aimed to relate the levels of 25 (OH) D in obese patients wit...

ea0026p740 | Diabetes (epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2011

Comparison of the diagnostic criteria for PreDiabetes on a overweight population

Marcelino Mafalda , Chambel Paula , Paradinha Manuel , Domingues Andreia , Passos Dolores , Lopes Luis , Lopes Maria , Castro Joao

Introduction: ‘PreDiabetes’ was considered as a categories of increased risk for diabetes on the last ADA recommendations in 2010. The proposed diagnostic criteria include an HbA1c value between 5.7 and 6.4%, impaired fasting glucose (IFG) (100–125 mg/dl) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) levels (2-h values in the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) of 140 to 199 mg/dl). The HbA1c as new diagnostic criteria may actually increase the number of patients diagnose...

ea0032p396 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Quality of care in diabetic patients

Marcelino Mafalda , Domingues Andreia , Pereira Armando , Passos Dolores , Raimundo Joaquim , Silva Joao , Lopes Luis , Lopes Maria , Chambel Paula , Santos Valentim , de Castro Joao Jacome

Introduction: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic disease, with prevalence increasing worldwide and its complications are major causes of early morbidity and mortality. Recent guidelines suggest the individualisation of glycaemic targets and glucose-lowering therapies.The aim of this study was to determine the quality of care provided to type 2 diabetic patients in our institution, analysing metabolic control, cardiovascular risk factors and pre...

ea0014p29 | (1) | ECE2007

Quality of care in a diabetic outpatient clinic

Nobre Ema Lacerda , Chambel Paula , Domingues Andreia , da Silva Marlene Paes , Jorge Zulmira , Santos Valentim , Raimundo Joaquim , de Castro João Jácome

Background and aims: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus affects a growing number of people allover the world. It is associated with serious complications. Several studies have shown that it is possible to prevent and minimize type 2 diabetes complications if it is treated appropriately over time. In our Hospital there is, since 1998, an outpatient clinics of diabetes. This study aimed to determine the quality of care provided to diabetic patients in our institution.<p class="abstext...

ea0035p460 | Diabetes complications | ECE2014

The influence of type 2 diabetes mellitus on periodontal disease

Silva Joao , Correia Diana , Marcelino Mafalda , Lopes Ana , Fernandes Nicholas , Ferreira Ana Lucia , Troles Tiago , Domingues Andreia , Passos Dolores , Lopes Luis , Figueiredo Joana , Luis Henrique , Silva Nuno , Mendes Jose Joao , Castro Joao Jacome de

The relationship between periodontitis and diabetes mellitus (DM) is widely accepted. Several studies identified a greater incidence of periodontitis and an increase of its severity in diabetic patients, approximately threefold.In this study, we want to investigate the influence of type 2 DM (T2DM) in the development of periodontitis.Single center, randomized trial with 90 patients T2DM. Exclusion criteria: chronic renal disease (G...