Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep339 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015

Vitamin D level in impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance (prediabetic) patients

Gultekin Mehmet , Hekimsoy Zeliha , Oz Derya , Hatiboglu Ogun , Alarslan Pinar , Ozmen Bilgin , Onur Ece , Gozukara Ceyhun

Introduction: Impaired fasting glucose (IFG) is defined as being present in those whose fasting blood glucose level is consistently elevated above normal, but is not high enough to be considered as having diabetes mellitus. Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) is defined as being present in those whose second hour plasma glucose level is higher than normal, but is not high enough to be considered as having diabetes mellitus. Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels are associated with...

ea0037ep1048 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Menstrual disturbances in thyroid dysfunction

Gungor Gokcen , Hekimsoy Zeliha , Oz Derya , Alarslan Pinar , Hatiboglu Ogun , Ozmen Bilgin

Introduction: Thyroid hormones play an important role in achieving and maintaining reproductive functions. Thyroid dysfunction affects the menstrual cycle and often leads to menstrual irregularity. We prospectively investigated untreated female patients presenting to our Endocrinology and Internal Medicine outpatient clinics.Material and methods: All the patients were of reproductive age and were newly diagnosed with thyroid dysfunction. After a detailed...

ea0026p577 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2011

Rhabdomyolysis associated with fenofibrate: a case report

Oz Derya , Hatipoglu Ogun , Alarslan Pinar , Kurt Hafize , Fidan Nuri , Ozmen Bilgin , Hekimsoy Zeliha

Rhabdomyolysis is a characterized by muscle necrosis and release of intracellular muscle constituents into the circulation. Most cases are associated with a predisposing factor such as high dose statin therapy, diabetes, old age, female gender, renal failure or hypothyroidism.An 80-year-old woman presented with severe and generalized muscle pain. Her medical history included hypertension, congestive heart failure, chronic atrial fibrillation and a thy...