Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016p408 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

Effects of weight gain on serum adiponectin, leptin and ghrelin concentrations in patients with anorexia nervosa

Kubat Uzum Ayse , Yucel Basak , Omer Beyhan , Colak Ozbey Nese

Objective: The aim of this study is to determine serum concentrations of adiponectin (ApN), leptin and ghrelin in different stages of anorexia nervosa (AN) and to evaluate their relationships between biochemical, hormonal and anthropometric parameters.Materials and methods: The study is composed of four groups. Group 1: Treatment-naïve patients with a recent diagnosis of AN (n: 19), Group 2: The weight recovered (10% increase in body weight c...

ea0032p135 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

Prevalence and correlates of vitamin D deficiency in Turkish adults

Satman Ilhan , Ozbey Nese , Boztepe Harika , Kalaca Sibel , Omer Beyhan , Tanakol Refik , Tutuncu Yildiz , Genc Sema , Alagol Faruk

Enormous evidence suggests that vitamin D deficiency could be linked to several chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and cancer. The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its correlates to test the hypothesis that vitamin D deficiency was common among adult Turkish population, particularly in women. The Turkish Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity and Endocrine Disease Survey (TURDEP-II) Jan to J...

ea0020p238 | Bone/Calcium | ECE2009

Evaluation of the association between bone turnover markers and OPG/sRANK-L levels in relation with the changes of thyroid function in women with thyroid cancer

Salman Serpil , Aral Ferihan , Boztepe Harika , Colak Nese , Omer Beyhan , Tanakol Refik , Alagol Faruk , Kabut-Uzum Ayse

Aim: Thyroid hormones play an important role in bone remodeling. The aim of the study was to evaluate the changes of bone markers and osteoprotegerin (OPG)/sRANK-L levels during follow-up in a group of patients with thyroid cancer.Material and methods: Twenty euthyroid women with the diagnosis of differentiated thyroid cancer were enrolled to the study (39.25±13.46 years, 6 postmenopausal) before thyroidectomy. Samples were collected before the oper...