Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0031p242 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2013

withdrawing insulin in a young person

Bhartia Mithun , Ramachandran Sudarshan

On reviewing patients who are on Mixtard 30, We came across a 17-year-old Asian boy who was diagnosed to have type 1 DM and learning difficulties. We noted that his HbA1c was 5.5. According to notes he was on 16 and 8 units of Mixtard 30. We discovered that he has not been taking his evening insulin (other than a short period after diagnosis) because he was having low BM. His diet consist of burgers, orange juice, takeaways and some coke.We have been gra...

ea0065p191 | Metabolism and Obesity | SFEBES2019

Male testosterone levels and laboratory practice: a need for a standardised approach to measurement and reporting

Livingston Mark , Downie Paul , Hackett Geoffrey , Marrington Rachel , Heald Adrian , Ramachandran Sudarshan

Background: Diagnosis and treatment guidelines of men with adult-onset testosterone deficiency (TD) were published by the British Society for Sexual Medicine (2017). Laboratory practice has a major role in supporting these with accurate and precise total testosterone (TT) methods and standardised pre- and post-analytical protocols.Objective: Our study investigated whether laboratory practice supported management guidelines of adult-onset TD.<p class=...