Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p386 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Maternal serum fetuin-A, leptin, and hs-CRP concentrations in gestational diabetes

Calan Mehmet , Yilmaz Ozgur , Altindag Tamer , Solak Ahmet , Kebabcilar Levent , Yuvanc Huseyin Oguz , Dal Tuba

Aim: The aim of this study was to examine serum fetuin-A, leptin and hs-CRP concentrations among pregnant women with gestational diabetes (GDM), and to evaluate the relationship between these parameters and insulin resistance.Materials and methods: In this study, we evaluated 47 pregnant patients with GDM. As the control group, 43 normal pregnant women having similar properties with these GDM patients, but not gestational diabetes were enrolled. Serum fe...

ea0014p289 | (1) | ECE2007

The effects of subclinical hypothyroidism and replacement therapy on paraoxonase-1 (PON-1) and common carotis intima media thickness

Kebapcilar Levent , Comlekci Abdurrahman , Tuncel Pinar , Solak Ahmet , Secil Mustafa , Gencel Omur , Yesil Sena

The mechanism of atherosclerosis in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism (sHT), which has been partly attributed to lipid abnormalities, is still controversial. There is substantial evidence that ox-LDL plays an important role during the atherosclerosis process and paraoxonase-1 (PON-1) significantly inhibits generation of lipid peroxidation and thus plays a role in against atherosclerosis. The aim of the study was evaluate qualitative changes in lipoprotein metabolism, hs...