Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0058p058 | Diabetes | BSPED2018

Can Download Clinics’ improve diabetes metabolic control?

Gomes Sonia , Ajzensztejn Michal

Introduction: Optimal care in Type 1 Diabetes (T1DM) requires intensive insulin management with regular dose adjustments. A Download clinic (DC) was created for all patients attending the Paediatric Diabetes clinic. Patients downloaded their glucometers, pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) either at home or hospital. After analysis, the diabetes team provided feedback by email and phone.Objectives: To analyse the effects of the DC on the metaboli...

ea0058p040 | Thyroid | BSPED2018

MEN2B and MTC: the challenge of early diagnosis

Gomes Sonia , Izatt Louise , Hulse Tony

Introduction: Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN2B) is a rare autosomal dominant neuroendocrine neoplasia syndrome characterised by early onset medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) in all patients, phaeochromocytoma and multiple extra-endocrine features. We present a case of late diagnosis of MEN2B illustrating the challenge of early diagnosis.Case report: A 12 year old boy presented after lifetime of investigation. There was no relevant family histo...

ea0032p144 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

Primary hypoparathyroidism and autoimmune endocrine disorders

Martins Ana , Martins Joao Martin , Vale Sonia , Gomes Ana , Miltenberger-Miltenyi Gabriel , Carmo Isabel

Introduction: Primary hypoparathyroidism (PH) is a rare condition. After surgery and chronic alcoholism, an autoimmune disease is the most common etiology and must specifically be considered in the context of a patient with other autoimmune endocrine diseases.Case report: MASD a male caucasian patient aged 31, was admitted to the emergency department because of perioral and hand paresthesias, and carpal spasm, in the context of a generalized anxiety reac...