Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep254 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Effects of semaglutide on glycemic control and weight loss in a patient with Prader-Willi Syndrome: a case report

Sani Elena , Prato Giuliana Da , Zenti Maria Grazia , Bordugo Andrea , Trombetta Maddalena , Bonora Enzo

Background: Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is the most frequent genetic cause of obesity and is often complicated by glucose metabolism alterations. Conventional therapies prescribed in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), like oral hypoglycemic agents and insulin, frequently failed to achieve adequate glycemic control in patients with PWS. Beneficial effects of the glucagon like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP1RAs) exenatide and liraglutide have been reported for the management of ...

ea0090ep1110 | Late Breaking | ECE2023

A case of Wernicke’s encephalopathy after sleeve gastrectomy

Sani Elena , Da Prato Giuliana , Gremes Veronica , Valletta Francesco , Bariani Matilde , Grazia Zenti Maria

Introduction: Wernicke’s encephalopathy, resulting from thiamine deficiency, is a rare but serious neurological complication of bariatric procedures. The diagnosis is still difficult since the classic clinical triad (confusion, ataxia and oculomotor abnormalities) and the typical radiological features (areas of hyperintensity in mammillary bodies, thalamus, periaqueductal and periventricular gray matter) are not always present. Also, thiamine blood tests are not broadly a...