Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0011p256 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | ECE2006

The effect, in clinical practice, of long-acting fluvastatin (LAF) on low density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-Ch) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in which other statins have failed to achieve the goals

del Cañizo-Gómez FJ

There is an association between high LDL-Ch levels and cardiovascular disease in T2DM patients. Clinical trials have shown that reduction of LDL-Ch with statins has a beneficial effect on macrovascular complications in patients with T2DM, but is this a relevant effect in clinical practice? LAF has a slower absorption, longer action time and less side effects than other statins.Objective: To assess in clinical practice, the effect of LAF on LDL-Ch and the...

ea0014p30 | (1) | ECE2007

Cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) as predictors of microalbuminuria (MA) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients

del Cañizo-Gomez Francisco Javier , Moreira-Andres Maria Natividad

MA is a marker of greatly increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in T2DM patients.Objective: To perform a prospective study of normoalbuminuric T2DM patients, analysing the association between CVRF at baseline and the development of MA at follow-up.Materials and methods: The prospective observational study was performed at Montes de Barbanza public health center, a specialized secondary referral center, which provides ser...