Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070aep194 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Assessing risk factors and predictors of mortality in patients with fragility hip fracture

Lima Ferreira Joana , Teixeira e Silva Joana , Simões de Carvalho Francisco , de Brito Marques Francisca , Paula Marques Ana , Maria Príncipe Rosa

Introduction: Fragility fractures are the main consequence of osteoporosis. It results in increased morbidity and mortality. The incidence of fractures has been increasing steadily in Portugal. Hip fragility fractures have been estimated to occur in up to 572/100,000/year in women and up to 232/100,000/year in men.Methods: A retrospective study of hospitalized patients for femoral neck fracture in our institution in 2018 was performed to evaluate their p...

ea0070aep258 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Are we being too demanding with obese pregnant women with gestational diabetes?

Lima Ferreira Joana , Maria Príncipe Rosa , Sá Couto Adelina , de Estudos de Diabetes e Gravidez Portuguese Society of Diabetology Grupo

Introduction: Nutritional therapy is essential in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). International recommendations suggest a target of 5–9 kg weight gain in obese women during pregnancy. However, some studies advocate a reduced weight gain (<5 kg) due to better obstetric and neonatal outcomes, compared to an adequate or excessive weight gain.Aim: To compare obstetric and neonatal outcomes of obese women with GDM wit...