oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - 46th SEMDSA and 10th LASSA Congress : abstracts



Diagnosis and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis

The prevalence and relationship with waist circumference of metabolic syndrome and related disorders in an urban population of African females
Normal saline vs. Ringer's lactate as initial fluid therapy of diabetic ketoacidosis
Measured glomerular filtration rate (mGFR) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGfR) in patients with diabetes mellitus at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital diabetes clinic, Durban
Thyroid disease and pregnancy
Low prevalence of thyroid microsomal and thyroglobulin antibodies in thyroid disease patients presenting at Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, Eastern Cape
The effect of glucocorticoid receptor polymorphisms on the sensitivity to cortisol in Addison's disease
Inappropriate TSH secretion a case-based approach
Diabetic Pregnancy: Will HAPO make us happy?
A benign paraganglioma in the organs of Zuckerkandl presenting as a hypertensive emergency in pregnancy
The prevalence and clinical significance of acanthosis nigricans in women of mixed ancestry
An unusual case of primary hyperparathyroidism
The anthropometric determinants of insulin resistance change with increasing body mass index
Adrenocortical carcinoma in a child
Leukocyte O-GlcNAcylation: a novel tool for the early detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus?
A functioning malignant insulinoma in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection
Characteristics of children presenting with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes
The contribution of carbon atoms derived from dietary fructose to lipid synthesis in humans
Comparative measurement of beta hydroxybutyrate (B-OHB) in diabetics with suspected ketoacidosis: electrochemical point of care test vs. manual enzymatic method
Insulin resistance in the donor animal does not affect the insulin-induced proliferative response or differentiation in subcutaneous and visceral adipose-derived stromal cells
Vanadate stimulates osteoblast proliferation both in vitro and in vivo, yet fails to increase bone formation or bone mineral density in the rat
Hypoglycaemia in type 1 diabetes: inevitable or avoidable?
The influence of diabetic patients' knowledge, attitude, and practices regarding diet, lifestyle and their diabetes on glycaemic control and complications: a cross-sectional study
Exploring novel ways to blunt hyperglycaemia-induced contractile dysfunction
Why can't we stop eating? Emerging evidence from neuroimaging studies for appetite dysregulation in metabolic syndrome
Parathyroid hormone replacement treatment in hypoparathyroidism
New guidelines for the management of inpatient hyperglycaemia in a non-intensive care unit setting
Haemoglobin A1c in the diagnosis of diabetes: a balanced view
Genetic defects of the GH-IGF-1 axis in intrauterine growth retardation
Perioperative management of patients with diabetes.
Treatment of asymptomatic primary hyperparathyoroidism
Management of tobacco smoking
Low-density lipoprotein receptor mutations in familial hypercholesterolaemia at the Groote Schuur Hospital Lipid Clinic, Cape Town
Evaluation of eficacy and safety of lapaquistat when coadministered with high-dose statin therapy in subjects with primary hypercholesterolaemia: the Cape Town experience
Reduction in all total and cardiovascular mortality in subjects with homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia associated with advances in lipid therapy
Comparison of lipid profiles in human immunodeficiency virus-infected treatment-naïve patients, and patients on combination antiretroviral therapy
South African blacks being treated for hyperlipidaemia have a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome and are not reaching the low-density lipoprotein cholesterol target: results from the CEPHEUS SA study.
Marine foods as a source of protein for middle and later Stone Age hunter-gatherers on the Western Cape coast
Using large-scale epidemiological evidence to help evaluate biomarkers in cardiovascular disease
Processed red and white wines do not lose their antioxidant function after alcohol reduction
Utility of 3-alpha-hydroxy-sterol dehydrogenase assay in plasma for metabolic defects in sterol and bile acid metabolism
Emerging anabolic treatments for osteoporosis
Genetic testing in patients with hypopituitarism
New insights into thyroid hormone action


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