Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026p302 | Obesity | ECE2011

Obesity in GDM

Ruas Luisa , Alves Marcia , Paiva Sandra , Marta Elvira , Lobo Antonio , Moura Paulo , Carvalheiro Manuela

Introduction: Retrospective study, 2003–07, of 619 GDM women.Patients and methods: Two groups according to pre-pregnancy BMI: Go ≥30, Gno <30 kg/m2. Influence of BMI in: family history of DM, previous GDM or macrossomia, gestational age at time of GDM diagnosis, weight gain, blood pressure, A1c, need and doses of Insulin, time and type of delivery, new- born weight, complications and re-evaluation post partum.<p class="abste...

ea0016p220 | Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases | ECE2008

GDM in women younger and older than 28 years: are there any differences in phenotype and biochemical markers?

Paiva Sandra , Ruas Luisa , Santos Jacinta , Marta Elvira , Sobral Ermelinda , Lobo Antonio , Carvalheiro Manuela , Moura Paulo

Goal: The aim of this study was to find different characteristics between GDM women aged under (GDM A n=23) and above 28 years (GDM B n=107), followed in our department in 2005.Material and methods: We performed ANOVA comparisons and computed Pearson correlations/linear regressions between womens’ age and BMI, O’ Sullivan test, OGTT 0 h, 1 h, 2 h and 3 h, new born weight and the need of insulin.Results: BMI ...

ea0032p421 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy: importance of glycemic control in maternal and perinatal outcomes

Moreno Carolina , Ruas Luisa , Paiva Sandra , Marta Elvira , Gouveia Sofia , Saraiva Joana , Guelho Daniela , Moura Paulo , Carvalheiro Manuela , Carrilho Francisco

Introduction: Type one diabetes is estimated to account for 1% of the pregnancies complicated by diabetes, associated with an increased risk of maternal and perinatal morbidity. The multidisciplinary follow up of the diabetic women can contribute to an improvement of the glycemic control, minimizing the obstetric and perinatal complications.Aims: To characterize pregnant women with type one diabetes followed in our Department’s Endocrinology/Obstetr...

ea0014p338 | (1) | ECE2007

Prevalence of thyroid antibodies in gestational diabetes mellitus

Ruas Luísa , Paiva Sandra , Campos Maria , Marta Elvira , Lobo António , Cravo Annette , Carvalheiro Manuela

Background: Pregnancy alters the natural history of autoimmune thyroid disorders. The incidence rate of positive thyroid antibodies (T-abs +) in asymptomatic women during pregnancy has been reported to be between 6 and 19.6%.Aim: To determine the prevalence of thyroid antibodies (T-abs) in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).Subjects & Method: In 408 women, at the time of diagnose of GDM, TSH, free thyroxine, free tri-iodothyro...