Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0035p1047 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Study of thyroid function during pregnancy in a random population of Northern Greece

Kourtis Anargyros , Xanthopoulou Eleni , Makedou Kali , Slavakis Aristides , Mane Vasileia , Rakintzi Pantelitsa , Delkos Dimitrios , Rousso David

It is well established that overt maternal hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism may be associated with an adverse outcomes for both the mother and offspring. Therefore, maternal hypothyroidism should be early diagnosed and treated.Aim: The present study was designed in order to investigate thyroid function in the three trimesters of pregnancy, according to the recently updated guidelines.Materials and methods: One hundred ...

ea0032p370 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Serum vaspin levels in women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy and postpartum

Gkiomisi Athina , Makedou Kali , Anastasilakis Athanasios , Polyzos Stergios , Kourtis Anargyros , Gerou Spyridon , Gavana Elpida , Dagklis Themistoklis , Rousso David , Giannoulis Charalambos

Although vaspin is regarded an insulin-sensitizing adipokine, its role in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is currently unknown. We aimed to evaluate serum vaspin levels and their correlation with insulin resistance in women with and without GDM. Forty-four women with GDM (GDM Group 20 managed with diet only (GDM-diet) and 24 with diet plus insulin (GDM-insulin)) and 44 age-matched pregnant women with normal glucose tolerance (control group) were studied. Serum glucose, lip...