Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016s6.4 | Insights in pancreatic development and new clinical aspects | ECE2008

Carboxylester lipase (CEL) VNTR links exocrine dysfunction to endocrine dysfunction

Njolstad Pal

The localization of the islets of Langerhans within exocrine pancreatic tissue is suggestive of an interdependency and cross-talk between these two cell populations, in their normal as well as in their abnormal function. Disturbances in glucose metabolism often accompany diseases of the exocrine pancreas, whereas exocrine dysfunction is commonly seen in diabetes patients. Recently, we have described a novel syndrome of exocrine and endocrine pancreatic dysfunction caused by mu...

ea0008p14 | Clinical case reports | SFE2004

Euglycaemic Diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy

Pal A , Simpson H

IntroductionDiabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) affects 1-3 percent of pregnancies complicated by diabetes but can result in significant morbidity and mortality for mother and foetus. Euglycaemia in DKA is a recognised but infrequent presentation. It was originally defined as initial blood glucose less than 16.7 millimol per litre and bicarbonate less than 10 millimol per litre.Case ReportA 29-year old female with ty...

ea0008dp22 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2004

Euglycaemic Diabetic ketoacidosis in pregnancy

Pal A , Simpson H

IntroductionDiabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) affects 1-3 percent of pregnancies complicated by diabetes but can result in significant morbidity and mortality for mother and foetus. Euglycaemia in DKA is a recognised but infrequent presentation. It was originally defined as initial blood glucose less than 16.7 millimol per litre and bicarbonate less than 10 millimol per litre.Case ReportA 29-year old female with ty...

ea0063p63 | Calcium and Bone 1 | ECE2019

Osteoporosis in developing-nations: need for centralized-data-collection & treatment-guidance centers to study epidemiology

Pal S , Gupta G , Roy T

Issues: This is non-interventional, Demographic, observational study in asian population. Osteoporosis common in Developing-nations. Not-a-single Center exist designated for diagnosis/treatment. No proper epidemiological, mortality/morbidity data available. In asian population Osteoporosis is diagnosed at advanced stage hence poor-prognosis. Worsened by High incidence of malnourished. Increased awareness/improved diagnosis needed to identify cases.Aim: T...

ea0063ep61 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2019

Comprehensive approach towards pediatric diabetes management: policy initiatives in developing country

Pal S , Roy T , Gupta G

Issues: In developing nations diagnosis of diabetes brings mental-trauma/depression in family. Focused treatment for pediatric age-group is unavailable in developing-countries. 26% of diagnosed diabetics are children’s. Adequately trained physicians/Nurses in issues of pediatric-diabetes provide continuity of care, relief from depression and smooth transition from diagnosis to treatment. Qualitative collaborative relationship between these makes diabetics life bearable. O...

ea0063ep65 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2019

Addressing issues of diabetes patients community: evaluation in resource poor settings

Pal S , Roy T , Shastri V

Issues: Adolescent diabetes social stigma in India. Such diabetics needs proper guidance/information/treatment-counselling outlets. This is burning issue in developing-nations like India. Hence we all need to unite & form a comprehensive diabetes care & counselling policy plan at ECE conference. Treatment options must be suitable for developing-nations considering cost of Rx. Incorporating NGO’s in such efforts is very effective.Our Project ...

ea0063ep84 | Interdisciplinary endocrinology | ECE2019

Osteoporosis issues & complementary Indian medicine: three years experiences in Asian population

Pal S , Gupta G , Roy T

Issues: No specific centre in asia for Osteoporosis patients treatment/rehabilitation. We used locally available Complementary Indian Medicines [CAM] for providing home based care in rural/tribal areas.Aims: To provide CAM to poor patients in collaboration with Traditional-faith-hearers. Evaluated cost-efficacy of CAM & response of pain of fractures to CAM alongside analgesics.Methods: This was a cross sectional, observational ...

ea0008p33 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2004

AUDIT OF MANAGEMENT OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN A BUSY DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL

Pal A , Fowler L , Reddy R , Elsheikh M

Objectives: To evaluate the precipitants of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and to audit its management in a busy District General Hospital following the introduction of local guidelines.Methods: Data on all patients admitted with DKA between January 2003 and March 2004 were collected and analysed and clinical management was audited against the standards set in the guidelines.Results: Seventy eight episodes were recorded in 70 patients...

ea0008dp8 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2004

AUDIT OF MANAGEMENT OF DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS IN A BUSY DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL

Pal A , Fowler L , Reddy R , Elsheikh M

Objectives: To evaluate the precipitants of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and to audit its management in a busy District General Hospital following the introduction of local guidelines.Methods: Data on all patients admitted with DKA between January 2003 and March 2004 were collected and analysed and clinical management was audited against the standards set in the guidelines.Results: Seventy eight episodes were recorded in 70 patients...

ea0055p39 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2018

Management of acromegaly in pregnancy and post-partum

Saeed Tamar , Jafar-Mohammadi Bahram , May Christine , Pal Aparna

Case history: A 39 year old female presented reporting a 5-year history of swollen face, hands and feet, with associated joint pain. She was initially investigated for rheumatoid arthritis. She had no significant past medical history except for a previous miscarriage in 2014 and treatment for hypertension in a subsequent successful pregnancy. Post-partum she breastfed with no difficulty for 18-months but remained amenorrhoeic during this time. During 2016 she noticed increase ...