Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p104 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2019

Vitamin D Questionnaire Validation and exploration of association with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in a UK adult population: a cross-sectional study and pilot study

Hourihane Anna , Glatt Dominque , McCluskey Jane , Iniesta Raquel Revuelta

Aims: To validate the questionnaire designed by O’Connor et al. (2018) and investigate the association between vitamin D knowledge and serum 25-OH-D. Methods: Face and content validity were assessed by a panel of experts and public (n=8). The final questionnaire comprised of four sections; demographics (12 questions), knowledge (13 questions), attitudes toward sun exposure and vitamin D (11 questions) and perceptions of supplementation ...

ea0038p204 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on cardiovascular risk factors and exercise performance in healthy subjects; a randomised placebo controlled pilot study

Munir Nimrah , Iniesta Raquel Revuelta , Al-Dujaili Emad A S

Background: Evidence suggests associations between vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular risk factors, including hypertension and excessive cortisol levels. Also, vitamin D levels may be associated with exercise performance. Thus, we aimed to investigate the effects of vitamin D intake on cardiovascular risk factors, free urinary cortisol and exercise performance.Methods: A randomised placebo controlled single-blinded parallel trial was conducted in he...

ea0034p83 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2014

Plasma 25-hydroxycholecalciferol before and after supplementation in paediatric oncology patients from Scotland: a time-series cross-sectional study

Iniesta Raquel Revuelta , Paciarotti Ilenia , McKenzie Jane , Brougham Mark , Wilson David

Background: 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (25(OH)D) deficiency is prevalent in the Scottish paediatric population. Paediatric oncology patients are at even higher risk of becoming deficient because they spend more time indoor, often have an inadequate dietary intake and increased 25(OH)D catabolism during treatment. We aimed to assess 25(OH)D and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels before and after supplementation in Scottish children with cancer.Methods: Plasm...