Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063gp46 | Metabolic Syndrome and Hypoglycaemia | ECE2019

Characteristics and management of Type 1 diabetes mellitus patients with diabetic ketoacidosis

Ling Ong Yan , Jye Seow Cherng

Background & Objectives: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is a complex disease with both genetic and environmental factors in its pathophysiology. Higher risks of diabetic emergencies such as diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) confers a greater difficulty in its management than Type 2 diabetes. This study aims to describe and compare the characteristics, management and outcomes of T1DM patients with and without complication of DKA.Methods: A total of 333 T1D...

ea0032p307 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013

Prolonged ventilator dependence in myxedema coma: a case report and review of the literature

Cher Liu Yuan Gabriel , Jye Seow Cherng , Chew Daniel Ek Kwang

Introduction: Myxedema coma is a medical emergency and can be associated with respiratory failure. Intubated patients have been known to require persistent efforts in ventilator weaning, with one case reported to take 7 months before success.Case report: A 77-year-old gentleman with known primary hypothyroidism presented with chest infection. He had defaulted thyroxine for the past 6 months, relying instead on complementary health products. Thyroid funct...

ea0032p786 | Obesity | ECE2013

Rapid reversal of hyperglycemia despite modest weight loss in a patient post gastric bypass surgery: a case report and review of the literature

Weiliang Chen Abel , Shang Ming Lee Samuel , Feng Lee Wei , Liu Yuan Cher Gabriel , Jye Seow Cherng , Tar Khor Hong

Background: Bariatric surgery has been shown to decrease insulin requirements even before significant weight loss has occurred. We report a patient with marked improvement in glycemic control despite modest weight loss post bariatric surgery.Case presentation: A 47 years old Chinese man with obesity (weight 90 kg, BMI 31.2), hypertension, hyperlipidemia and type 2 diabetes mellitus diagnosed in 2005 is on follow up with our endocrine clinic. Despite comp...

ea0032p302 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013

Hypercalcemia secondary to concomitant thyrotoxicosis and B cell lymphoma

Yuan Liu , Cher Gabriel , Lee Wei Feng , Chen Weiliang Abel , Lee Shang Ming Samuel , Jye Seow Cherng , Tan Alvin Wai Kit

Introduction: Mild hypercalcaemia can present in 10–15% of hyperthyroid patients. In contrast, its incidence in B cell lymphoma is considerably less (7–8%) but its levels are much higher. We report a patient with hypercalcemia secondary to both thyrotoxicosis and lymphoma.Case report: A 55 year-old lady presented with non specific symptoms of appetite loss and lower limb weakness. Comorbidities included hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hyperlip...