Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep359 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Postmenopausal women with hyperandrogenism: case reports of three patients

Maric Andreja , Medjimurec Sonja , Premosa Tea , Molnar Dunja

Introduction: Androgen excess in women usually is presented as hirsutism and alopecia. Androgens could be expressed from adrenal or ovarian origin.Case reports: Female, 57 years (yrs) old, presented with hirsutism (Ferriman Galwey score, FGS 18), weight gain, type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2), hypertension, hyperlipidemia and obesity (BMI 38.5 kg/m2). Diagnostic evaluation revealed normal prolactin, SHBG, DHEAS, IGF-1, ACTH, TSH, serum cortisol i...

ea0049ep491 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2017

Depression and quality of life in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Maric Andreja , Molnar Dunja , Premosa Tea , Novak Sonja , Vidovic Jurica , Kiric Maja Mikolaj

Introduction: Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and is a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. People with DM have 2.4–4.3 times greater risk of depression than people without DM as well as patients (pts) treated with insulin. Women experience depression more often than men. Symptoms of depression can make it more difficult to successfully manage diabetes and prevent diabetes-related complications.Material...

ea0041ep570 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2016

The effect of liraglutide in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: clinical and metabolic characteristics

Maric Andreja , Premosa Tea , Medjimurec Sonja , Mikolaj Kiric Maja , Molnar Dunja

Introduction: In patients with non-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) and obesity treated with oral therapy, liraglutide treatment should improve glycemic and metabolic control.Materials and methods: Retrospective descriptive study. Liraglutide treatment was started in 46 outpatients with uncontrolled DM2. The effect of therapy was evaluated between September 2013 and January 2016. Age, sex, duration of diabetes, weight, BMI, HbA1c, fasti...