Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0067gp35 | Poster Presentations | EYES2019

Energy deficiency, menstrual disorders and low bone mineral density in female athletes: a systematic review

Skarakis Nikitas S , Mastorakos George , Georgopoulos Neoklis , Goulis Dimitrios G

Background and aim: Low energy availability (LEA) may lead to menstrual disorders and low bone mineral density, predisposing to the female athlete triad (FAT) syndrome. The primary aim of this review was to systematically investigate the impact of sports on the energy status of professional female athletes compared to sedentary, recreationally active controls, with regard to their menstrual status and bone mineral density (BMD). A secondary aim was the estimation of the combin...

ea0067gp40 | Poster Presentations | EYES2019

Congenital hyperinsulinism due to a novel activating glucokinase mutation: a case report and literature review

Skarakis Nikitas S , Kanaka-Gantenbein Christina , Dimopoulou Dimitra , Sertedaki2 Amalia , Karachaliou Feneli

Background: Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CH) or, as previously named, Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia (HH), constitutes a major cause of persistent and recurrent hypoglycemia, especially in the neonatal period, showing notable phenotypical heterogeneity among affected subjects. Mutations in genes implicated in insulin release, represent the majority of the cases of CH. Activating mutations of the Glucokinase gene (GCK) are responsible for mild forms of hypoglycemia usual...