Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0015s63 | Diabetes insipidus | SFEBES2008

Water deprivation test: a ‘Red Herring’ case

MacDonald Judy

We present the case of an 18-year-old undergraduate student who originally presented to his GP in July 2005 with weight loss and lethargy. He was given a tentative diagnosis of ‘honeymoon’ phase Diabetes Mellitus Type 1. However, further tests ruled out Diabetes. At the end of 2005, he was referred to our Diabetologists with further concerns about weight loss, and a reported brief episode of loss of consciousness while vigorously cycling. When seen by the Diabetes co...

ea0025p286 | Steroids | SFEBES2011

Steroid Replacement Education: Impact on Patients and their Carers

Saeed Mujahid , Aung Theingi , MacDonald Judy , Wass John , Karavitaki Niki

Steroid replacement is life-saving in patients with steroid axis deficiency; education surrounding steroid replacement is vital in their management.We organised ‘Steroid Replacement Education Days’ for patients and their family members/carers to help enhance their knowledge on steroids and intercurrent illness. Lectures detailed manifestations, causes, management of steroid deficiency and the practical issues surrounding steroid replacement. Th...