Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063gp120 | Diabetes: Late Complications | ECE2019

High prolactin levels within the normal range are associated with improved metabolic profile and lower carotid intima media thickness in premenopausal women

Augoulea Areti , Stergiotis Stefanos , Armeni Eleni , Paschou Stavroula A. , Chatzivasiliou Panagiota , Rizos Dimitrios , Kaparos George , Panoulis Konstantinos , Georgiopoulos George , Stamatelopoulos Kimon , Lambrinoudaki Irene

Introduction: A growing body of evidence is supporting a beneficial impact of breastfeeding on maternal metabolism and overall cardiovascular risk. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between prolactin levels and metabolic parameters as well as indices of subclinical atherosclerosis, in a sample of premenopausal women with normal levels of prolactin.Patients and Methods: This cross-sectional study included a total of 64 non-lactating pr...

ea0070aep344 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Physical activity is associated with lower arterial stiffness after the menopause: The effect of BMI

Armeni Eleni , Paschou Stavroula , Karagkouni Iliana , Augoulea Areti , Georgiopoulos George , Rizos Dimitrios , Kaparos George , Panoulis Konstantinos , Apostolakis Michael , Tsoltos Nikolaos , Stamatelopoulos Kimon , Lambrinoudaki Irene

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are well-known long-term implications of the menopausal transition. Lifestyle practices like exercise could potentially act protective with regards to future cardiovascular risk at midlife. We aimed to assess the impact of physical activity on the development of subclinical CVD in postmenopausal women, adjusting for the effect of underlying obesity.Methods: This cross-sectional study from ...