Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081p349 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

User acceptance and satisfaction with the eversense XL CGM in patients with type 1 diabetes

Javier Martinez Martin Francisco , Hernandez-Lazaro Alba , de Leon-Durango Ricardo , Kuzior Agnieszka , Arnas-Leon Claudia , Acosta-Calero Carmen

Objectives: Eversense XL is a fully implantable sensor for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) that lasts for up to 180 days. Our objective was to perform a survey on user acceptance and satisfaction among our type 1 diabetic patients who had been using the Eversense XL CGM for at least 3 months.Methods: A questionnaire was devised in which the patients were asked about their experience with the Eversense XL CGM, including:-Compari...

ea0081ep1086 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Failure of rhTSH-stimulated FDG PET-CT scan to identify metastases of a papillary thyroid carcinoma

de Leon-Durango Ricardo , Hernandez-Lazaro Alba , Acosta-Calero Carmen , Kuzior Agnieszka , Arnas-Leon Claudia , Javier Martinez Martin Francisco

Introduction: Recurrences of differenciated thyroid carcinoma are occasionally hard to locate; rhTSH-stimulated FDG PET-CT may offer a higher sensitivity, particularly when thyroglobulin in high, but its utility has not been clearly established. Methods: Review of the patient’s clinical record Results: A 61 years old woman noticed a right anterior neck lump when she was 47; FNAC was suggestive of a solid papillary thyroid carc...

ea0090ep438 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

The influence of the endocrinologist in the management of type 2 diabetes

Martinez Silvia Gonzalez , Escobedo Raul Rodriguez , Kuzior Agnieszka , Montero Paula Aristegui , Ojeda Aida Saavedra , Martin Roque Daniel

Introduction: In Spain, the specialist in endocrinology and nutrition is the reference in the care of patients with diabetes mellitus. In the year 2022, access to these specialists has been facilitated in the south of Gran Canaria. The aim of the study is to determine how this has influenced the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D).Methods: We included those patients with T2D assessed by the Endocrinology service in 2022 in which two analyses were perform...

ea0063p691 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 2 | ECE2019

Acquired bilateral cortical adrenal atrophy in a middle-aged male

Fernandez-Trujillo-Comenge Paula Maria , Santana-Suarez Ana Delia , Nivelo-Rivadeneira Manuel Esteban , Kuzior Agnieszka , Calero Carmen Acosta , Martinez-Martin Francisco Javier

Introduction: While iatrogenic Cushing’s syndrome is common, acquired isolated ACTH deficiency is a rare condition. Hypophysitis is the most common cause, and while most recently published cases are associated with immunotherapy, it may also be idiopathic. Hereby we present a case of cortical adrenal atrophy secondary to idiopathic acquired ACTH deficiency, in order to raise awareness about this condition.Material and Methods: Review of the patient&...

ea0063p860 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours 3 | ECE2019

Clinical presentation and management of primary aldosteronism in late childhood and adolescence: Experience in an outpatient hypertension clinic

Gonzalez-Diaz Paula , Fernandez-Trujillo-Comenge Paula Maria , Kuzior Agnieszka , Nivelo-Rivadeneira Manuel Esteban , Acosta-Calero Carmen , Santana-Suarez Ana Delia , Martin-Perez Marta , Martinez-Martin Francisco Javier

Aim: Description of a series of children and adolescents with Primary Aldosteronism (PA) diagnosed and treated in our Outpatient Hypertension Clinic from 1994 to 2018.Methods: Review of the clinical records and of the relevant literature. Values are given as mean +s.d.Results: 16 of a total of 49 patients younger than 20 years of age referred to our Hypertension Clinic from 1994 to 2018 were diagnosed of PA (33%), while 27 (55%) we...

ea0063p971 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 3 | ECE2019

Are fast insulin analogues fast enough? Switching to faster aspart may reduce glycemic variability and the risk of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetic patients on sensor-augmented insulin pump therapy

Nivelo-Rivadeneira Manuel Esteban , Kuzior Agnieszka , Fernandez-Trujillo-Comenge Paula Maria , Santana-Suarez Ana Delia , Acosta-Calero Carmen , Diaz-Moreno Macarena , Medina-Sanchez Almudena , Martinez-Martin Francisco Javier

Aim: Comparing the effect of Faster Aspart insulin (Fiasp®) with previous insulin analogues (aspart, lispro) in type I diabetic patients with sensor-augmented pump therapy.Methods: Patients with Minimed Paradigm® insulin pumps, Enlite® sensors and Guardian® software (able to automatically stop the pump infusion to prevent hypoglycemia) were switched from previous insulin to Faster Aspart. Da...

ea0063p978 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 3 | ECE2019

Doctor, is it cancer? A rock-hard breast lump in an anxious type 1 diabetic male-to-female transgender patient

Gonzalez-Diaz Paula , Kuzior Agnieszka , Fernandez-Trujillo-Comenge Paula Maria , Rivadeneira Manuel Esteban Nivelo , Acosta-Calero Carmen , Santana-Suarez Ana Delia , Martin-Perez Marta , Martinez-Martin Francisco Javier

Introduction/Aim: Transgender people often worry about side effects of their hormonal therapy, including breast cancer, which is an exceedingly rare occurrence. Hereby we present the case of a patient with an uncommon metadiabetic complication that can be easily confused with breast cancer, with the aim of raising awareness on this condition.Material and Methods: Review of the Clinical Record of the patient and of the relevant literature.<p class="ab...

ea0063ep40 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2019

Afraid that your prediabetic patients may develop type 2 diabetes with statins? Give red yeast rice + berberin a try!

Kuzior Agnieszka , Nivelo-Rivadeneira Manuel Esteban , Fernandez-Trujillo-Comenge Paula Maria , Santana-Suarez Ana Delia , Acosta-Calero Carmen , Gonzalez-Diaz Paula , Dieguez-Moreno Alberto , Martinez-Martin Francisco Javier

Aim: To establish the effect of a supplement containing 250 mg red yeast rice extract, 525 mg berberine and 50 mg coenzyme Q10 on insulin sensitivity in patients with hypercholesterolemia and prediabetes.Methods: For this open, uncontrolled study, patients of age 30–75 years, with hypercholesterolemia (LDL cholesterol >130 mg/dl and triglycerides <300 mg/dl), and prediabetes without overt cardiovascular disease, untreated in the previous 6 m...

ea0049ep105 | Adrenal medulla | ECE2017

Ephedrine/caffeine toxicity masquerading as phaeochromocytoma in a vigorexic male with paroxysmal hypertension and headache

Nivelo-Rivadeneira Manuel , Kuzior Agnieszka , Quintana-Arroyo Sara , Acosta-Calero Carmen , Arnas-Leon Claudia , Santana-Suarez Ana Delia , Tocino-Hernandez Alba Lucia , Martinez-Martin Francisco Javier

Clinical case: A 19-year-old male came to the Emergency Department complaining about a holocraneal nonpulsatile headache growing in intensity for the last 3 h, unresponsive to common analgesics. He had been suffering anxiety sleep deprivation, nervousness, tremor and heart palpitations for the last week. Family history was irrelevant, and the patient had no history of hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes or smoking or medication use; he reported moderate alcohol, coffee and e...

ea0049ep107 | Adrenal medulla | ECE2017

Unexplained resistant hypertension in a young male with recurrent transient ischemic attacks, resembling endocrine hypertension

Suarez Ana Delia Santana , Nivelo-Rivadeneira Manuel , Kuzior Agnieszka , Arroyo Sara Quintana , Calero Carmen Acosta , Leon Claudia Arnas , Herrera Esperanza Perdomo , Martin Francisco Javier Martinez

A 27-year-old male without relevant familial or personal history had three TIAs in the last year, lasting for about 20 min with partial right palsy and aphasia. By the time he was cared for in the Emergency Department. he had already recovered; his lab tests, chest X-ray and EKG were normal but his BP was high (PAS 170–190 mmHg, PAD 105–120 mmHg). He had no chest pain, headache or neurovegetative symptoms. On discharge the patient was treated with manidipine and ASA ...