Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0029p1187 | Obesity | ICEECE2012

Metabolic syndrome in benign and malignant nodular thyroid diseases

Can S. , Anil C. , Nar A. , Gursoy A. , Tutuncu N Bascil

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of metabolic abnormalities where insulin resistance (IR) plays a major role. Previous studies have shown that thyroid volume and nodule prevalence were increased in patients with IR. The aim of our study is to evaluate MetS and its components in patients with benign and malignant nodular thyroid disease (NTD).Methods: A total of 800 patients (430 euthyroid benign and 370 euthyroid malignant NTD) followed...

ea0016p181 | Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases | ECE2008

The impact of family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus on insulin sensitivity in lean subjects with polycystic ovary syndrome

Bozkirli Emre , Ertorer M Eda , Bakiner Okan , Anaforoglu Inan , Tutuncu N Bascil , Demirag N Guvener

Objective: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder, characterized by hyperandrogenism and chronic anovulation. Hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance are well-documented features of the disease. In obese PCOS patients, family history of type 2 diabetes mellitus (FH-DM) is shown to be related with a decrease in insulin sensitivity, however not much is known about lean PCOS cases. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between FH-DM and ...