Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep313 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2017

Vitamin D levels in obese adults and cardiovascular risk

Domingues Andreia , Oliveira Bruno , Correia Flora

Introduction: The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency is high, and yet still little recognized and treated. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide and the emergence of evidence with the link suggesting an association between vitamin D deficiency and cardiovascular risk (CVR), it is pertinent to better understand this association.Objective: This study aimed to relate the levels of 25 (OH) D in obese patients wit...

ea0026p720 | Diabetes (epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2011

Diagnostic criteria for glucose homeostasis abnormalities in obese patients: are there any differences?

Mesquita J , Rodrigues P , Nogueira C , Belo S , Esteves C , Matos M J , Varela A , Freitas P , Queiros Joana , Correia Flora , Oliveira Bruno , Ferreira de Almeida Manuel , Guimaraes Joao Tiago , Medina Jose Luis , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: The course of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is insidious and, before its development, other glucose homeostasis abnormalities can be detected: impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and elevation of HbA1c.Aims: To compare the prevalence of glucose homeostasis abnormalities in obese patients, using diagnostic criteria of American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2009, ADA 2010 and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) 2...