Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p265 | (1) | ECE2007

Influence of orlistat on adiponectin levels in obese women

Tzoitou Marianthi , Papadopoulou Evridiki , Papageorgiou Athanasios , Galactidou A , Kita Marina , Kourtis Anargyros , Poulakos Pavlos , Avramidis Avraam

Introduction: Adiponectin is secreted by adipocytes and has been linked to glucose and lipid regulation. Obesity, diabetes and atherosclerosis have been associated with reduced adiponectin levels. Orlistat lowers lipids and improves insulin sensitivity but its effect on other metabolic parameters is not known.The purpose of this study is to evaluate the influence of orlistat on metabolic and hormonal parameters of the adipose tissue.<p class="abstext...

ea0014p381 | (1) | ECE2007

Resistin levels in hypothyroid patients before and after treatment &br;with thyroxin

Tzoitou Marianthi , Papadopoulou Evridiki , Galactidou A , Papageorgiou Athanasios , Kourtis Anargyros , Kita Marina , ventzi louiza , Avramidis Avraam

Introduction: Resistin is a peptide hormone that is secreted from fat cells and its secretion is regulated from hormonal and dietary factors. In hypothyroid patients its levels are decreased.The purpose of this study is to evaluate the levels of circulating resistin in hypothyroid patients before and after thyroid function is normalized with thyroxin therapy.Materials and methods: Twenty (20) hypothyroid patients (2M, 18F) mean age...