Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0011p298 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | ECE2006

Gender distribution in Ukrainian adult insulin-treated diabetics depending of age at diagnosis

Tronko M , Khalangot M , Kravcenko V , Kulchinska Y , Vaiserman A

Background: The male preponderance among 15–30 yrs old patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) was repeatedly described. All-age gender distribution assessment was not done yet because of the difficulties in the type of DM recognition in insulin-treated (IT) patients diagnosed after 30 yrs of age. The possibility of such assessment has arisen from the use of population-based DM registers by patients stratification depending of their disease history.<p class="abs...

ea0006p51 | Thyroid | SFE2003

An epidemiological clinical study on Ukrainian patients with severe postoperative hypoparathyroidism using a new questionnaire instrument

Bohrer T , Pasteur I , Lyutkevych O , Fleischmann P , Sitter H , Rybakov S , Hofmann C , Tronko M , Rothmund M

Introduction: Postoperative hypoparathyroidism is a rare, but complex endocrine disorder. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the symptoms, signs and sequelae of the disease in a major patient group in the post-Chernobyl era using a new questionnaire instrument.Methods: A random sample of 25 patients with symptomatic permanent hypoparathyroidism was chosen out of a group of 158. The patients underwent physical examination, determination of parathyr...