Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063p910 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 3 | ECE2019

Gestational Diabetes: what to say about body mass index and outcomes? The influence of prepregnancy body mass index on obstetric and neonatal outcomes of women with gestational diabetes

Ferreira Sara Esteves , Rosinha Patricia , Inacio Isabel , Alves Marcia , Azevedo Teresa , Dantas Rosa , Pedrosa Carla , Ferreira Marilia , Albuquerque Isabel , Fonseca Catarina , Jesus Andreia , Guimaraes Joana

Introduction: Due to the growing prevalence of obesity, more women are overweight in early pregnancy, leading to adverse neonatal and obstetric outcomes.Objective: To evaluate the influence of maternal prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) on blood glucose levels at diagnosis of gestational diabetes (GD), obstetric and neonatal outcomes.Methods: Retrospective observational study including women with GD and singleton pregnancy, with fo...

ea0063p989 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 3 | ECE2019

Metformin and Vitamin B12 deficiency: evaluation of vitamin B12, homocysteine and methylmalonic acid levels in type 2 diabetics

Inacio Isabel , Azevedo Teresa , Alves Marcia , Dantas Rosa , Balsa Ana Margarida , Ferreira Sara , Rosinha Patricia , Gomes Fernanda , Fonseca Catarina , Garret Ana , Jesus Andreia , Guimaraes Joana

Introduction: The American Diabetes Association guideline states that the long-term use of metformin may be associated with biochemical vitamin B12 (B12) deficiency and periodic measurement should be considered, although isolated serum B12 measurement has low sensitivity and specificity. Homocysteine (Hcy) and methylmalonic acid (MMA) are more sensitive biomarkers, the latter being more specific.Objectives: To estimate B12 deficiency in type 2 diabetics ...