Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063gp221 | Gestational and Type 1 Diabetes | ECE2019

Insulin requirements during lactation in women with diabetes mellitus type 1 in comparison with pre-pregnancy levels – a retrospective study

Kakoulidis Ioannis , Ilias Ioannis , Linardi Anastasia , Michou Aikaterini , Milionis Charalampos , Lekkou Anastasia , Venaki Evangelia , Koukkou Eftychia

Introduction: Lactation is a period of particular importance regarding the management of glycemia in women with Diabetes Mellitus type 1 (DM1), the aim being to prevent hypoglycemia during breastfeeding. The purpose of this study was to investigate the variation of insulin requirements during lactation in comparison with pre-pregnancy levels in women with DM1 and to find potential correlation factors.Materials-methods: We conducted a retrospective case f...

ea0063p996 | Environment, Society and Governance | ECE2019

When do Greeks seek information on obesity and diet?

Ilias Ioannis , Venaki Evangelia , Kakoulidis Ioannis , Michou Aikaterini , Linardi Anastasia , Koukkou Eftychia

Introduction: Internet users perform health information-seeking searches triggered by personal symptoms or diseases. Such searches may provide information - albeit indirectly - on disease patterns and epidemiology (PLoS One. 2014, 9:e109583, PNAS 2016; 113:6689-94). It was recently reported that in Asia (more particularly in Taiwan), online searches for obesity and diet (indirectly reflecting corresponding health-seeking behaviors) at times of financial crisis (recession) were...

ea0049ep793 | Female Reproduction | ECE2017

Cynicism and common endocrine diseases in pregnancy

Ilias Ioannis , Linardi Anastasia , Milionis Charalambos , Venaki Evangelia , Tselebis Athanasios , Nikopoulou Stamatina , Koukkou Eftychia

Introduction: Cynicism (or cynical distrust) is described as a state of mind and belief that most people are selfish. Cynicism is an attitude characterized by general distrust of the motives of others, and some experts describe it as a form of chronic anger. Negative emotions, especially cynicism, may be harmful to physical health.Aim: The assessment of cynicism in pregnant women with common endocrine diseases.Subjects – Metho...

ea0041ep461 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Procrastination and glycemic control of gestational diabetes – preliminary report

Ilias Ioannis , Milionis Charalambos , Linardi Anastasia , Koukkou Eftychia , Tselebis Athanasios , Nikopoulou Stamatina

Introduction: Psychological dimensions of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are not adequately studied and related research is limited. Procrastination as a personality trait is involved in many aspects of daily life; it has not been studied in relation to GDM.Aim: To assess procrastination in insulin-treated women with GDM.Patients-methods: A total of 15 women (mean age +S.D.: 33+4 years) diagnosed with GDM betwee...

ea0070aep395 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Betamethasone administration in pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes mellitus

Kakoulidis Ioannis , Ilias Ioannis , Linardi Anastasia , Michou Aikaterini , Milionis Charalampos , Venaki Evangelia , Koukkou Eftychia

Introduction: Betamethasone (BM) is widely used in pregnancy. Its diabetogenic potential is known, and in combination with placental insulin resistance in pregnancy, leads to a transient increase in glycemia. Our aim was to study the changes in glycemia in women with singleton pregnancies and pre-existing diabetes mellitus, under insulin therapy, after administration of BM for obstetric causes.Materials and methods: We closely monitored and assessed the ...

ea0070ep286 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Macroprolactinoma in an adolescent girl with secondary amenorrhea – A case report

Venaki Evangelia , Kakoulidis Ioannis , Linardi Anastasia , Petychaki Foteini , Togias Stefanos , Michou Aikaterini , Ilias Ioannis , Koukkou Eftychia

Introduction: Prolactinomas are rarely found in adolescents under 15 (incidence 0.1/1.000.000). They account for 50% of all types of pituitary adenomas in childhood and adolescence (2% of intracranial tumors). The mean time from onset of symptoms to diagnosis is 2.4 years on average for girls. In cases of macroadenomas, TSH and GH deficiency may coexist. The gold standard primary therapy is dopamine agonists. In case of non-response, or the presence of large prolactinomas with...