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ea0041ep527 | Diabetes complications | ECE2016

Detection of hypoglycemia in type 2 diabetic patients

Tsirona Sofia , Pappas Christos , Kandaraki Eleni , Kassi Georgia , Chronopoulou Genovefa , Diamanti-Kandarakis Evanthia

Introduction: Hypoglycemia consists a significant problem in insulin treated type 2 diabetic patients. The present study compared the incidence of hypoglycemic episodes in type 2 diabetics between continuous glucose monitoring/CGM vs self monitoring of blood glucose/SMBG.Methods: Seventeen patients with type 2 diabetes underwent a 24 h CGM for a period of 3–5 consecutive days. At the same period they recorded their glucose values using SMBG from fou...

ea0049ep1098 | Female Reproduction | ECE2017

Association of basal and post-synacthen stimulated 17-hydroxyprogesterone levels with insulin resistance in polycystic ovary syndrome

Kandaraki Eleni , Papadakis Georgios , Tsirona Sofia , Asimakopoulou Athina , Chiotinis Nikolaos , Chronopoulou Genovefa , Kassi Georgia , Diamanti-Kandarakis Evanthia

Objective: 17-alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate therapy during pregnancy has been associated with insulin resistance. The aim of this study was to highlight any possible association of 17OHP with insulin resistance in women with PCOS.Design: Forty-five women with PCOS underwent 75 g OGTT test and short Synachten test with sampling of stimulated 17OHP. Women were divided into two subgroups according to basal 17OHP cut-off level of 0.8 ng/ml.<p class=...