Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0091cb60 | Additional Cases | SFEEU2023

Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia: the importance of taking detailed family history when assessing patients

Hanson Petra , Harrold Christopher

54 year south Asian woman was found to have mild hypercalcaemia of 2.64mmol/l, vitamin D of 21 nmol/land PTH of 4.9 pmol/lin 2013. She had a DEXA scan showing osteopenia of the fourth lumbar vertebrae. She did not have any symptoms suggestive of hypercalcaemia but reported generalised aches and pains. She had a past medical history of hysterectomy, right oophorectomy, dyspepsia and asthma. She was initially treated with vitamin D. Repeat calcium, vitamin D and PTH normalised a...

ea0049ep668 | Obesity | ECE2017

Mindfulness-oriented weight management course in a tier 3/tier 4 obesity service

Hanson Petra , Halder Louise , Barber Thomas

Overeating contributes to obesity epidemic and has many causes. Evidence shows that problematic eating behaviours can be modified with mindfulness. In the UK the use of mindfulness in management of obesity has been studied only once before. We aimed to pilot a new weight management course that would improve patientsÂ’ skills and confidence in ability to lose weight, and reduce patient waiting time. The course covered mindful eating, compassion and self-esteem, managing rel...

ea0081p334 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Health outcomes following engagement with a digital health tool GroHealth app amongst people with type 2 diabetes

Abdelhameed Farah , Pearson Elle , Hanson Petra , Barber Thomas , Panesar Arjun , Summers Charlotte , de la Fosse Michaela

Introduction: Diabetes is a chronic condition causing morbidity and mortality globally, with a growing economic burden on healthcare systems. In the UK, 1 in 14 people have diabetes, with type 2 accounting for 90% of cases (1). Complications from poorly controlled diabetes are associated with increased socioeconomic costs and a reduced quality of life. Research has shown education and self-management are crucial in helping diabetic patients achieve metabolic control (1). Smart...