Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059ep29 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2018

Hypervitaminosis D in a woman: a diagnostic conundrum!

Pereira Joao , Wei Alys , Gunga Claudia , Hussain Syed , Imtiaz Komal

A 48 year-old lady was referred to Endocrinology clinic in November 2016 with symptoms of tiredness and lethargy for two months. Routine bloods were unremarkable, apart from an incidental finding of raised Vitamin D:258 nmol/l(NR: 50–150). She had depression and was otherwise fit & well. She was on Citalopram and combined oral contraceptive pill (Microgynon). She denied any excessive sun exposure. She didn’t drink any milk, only drank orange juice. She took multi...

ea0059ep112 | Thyroid | SFEBES2018

Antibody interference in thyroid assay in a patient with abnormal Thyroid function test

Gunga Claudia , Wei Alys , Pereira Joao , Hussain Syed , Imtiaz Komal

An 88 year-old male was referred to Endocrine Clinic with abnormal thyroid function test (TFT); free T4:fT4: 36.9pmol/L (NR:11-23) and a normal TSH:2.51mU/L (NR:0.35-5). Atrial Fibrilation was diagnosed recently and was on Apixiban and Bisoprolol. He had history of prostate cancer, hypertension, oesophagitis, cervical spondylosis, splenectomy and CKD3. He felt well apart from slight heartburn. He was a retired motor engineer. He had no family history of thyroid disease and nev...

ea0020p413 | Diabetes and Cardiovascular | ECE2009

Quality of life in diabetes mellitus: conditional issues of treatment and coping strategies

Pereira Miguel , Neves Celestino , Pereira Joao , Carqueja Eduardo , Alves Marta , Carvalho Davide , Coelho Rui , Medina Jose

Introduction: Quality of life (QoL) is a subject of increasing interest in the health context. Applied to a chronic condition like diabetes, this issue could give an overall perspective of the health outcome.Objective: To evaluate the coping mechanisms, the treatment issues and its contribution to QoL of diabetes patients.Patients and methods: We gathered a sample of 94 diabetic subjects, 50% males, 55.3% type 1, with a mean age of...