Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep204 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2017

Triple tumors in a patient with insulinoma

Ksela Urska , Krajnc Mitja

Introduction: Hypoglycemia is a rare clinical problem in patients not being treated for diabetes mellitus and requires further evaluation and management if Whipple’s triad is present. Insulinoma commonly presents with fasting hypoglycemia. Insulinoma is rarely associated with type 1 multiple endocrine neoplasia, when tumors are usually multiple and more frequently malignant. The diagnosis of insulinoma is established by demonstrating inappropriately high serum insulin con...

ea0035p154 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2014

Postprandial blood glucose and fetuin-A are independently linked to the coronary calcification progression in patients with type 2 diabetes

Cokolic Miro , Krajnc Mitja , Balon Breda Pecovnik

Introduction: Coronary calcification (quantified as Agatston’s calcium score (CS) and measured with a CT-based method) has been shown to predict coronary atherosclerotic burden and mortality in type 2 diabetics (T2D). Compared to a single measurement, the progression of CS in time better reflects the effects of cardiovascular risk factors that have not yet been fully elucidated.Methods: We measured calcium score (CS) (Agatston’s method, 64-slic...

ea0073aep449 | General Endocrinology | ECE2021

Parameters of successful telephone endocrinology consultation during covid-19 pandemic

Krajnc Mitja , Marija Kovše Krajnc

ObjectiveThe COVID-19 pandemic is an unseen international emergency causing major challenges in medical care delivery. Patients with some chronic endocrine disorders (obesity, type 2 diabetes, probably also hypertension, corticosteroid excess) have higher rates of acute COVID-19 complications and death. Due to the changes in outpatient management there is a clear danger of inadequate clinical support for endocrinology patients. The decision for face-to-f...