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Children with type 1 diabetes report positivity

Research findings presented to the 2019 IES Annual Meeting in Galway stated that children who have been diagnosed with type...
Children with type 1 diabetes report positivity

Benefits of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation discussed

A research presentation given at the 2019 Irish Endocrine Society (IES) Annual Meeting demonstrated how transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)...
Benefits of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation discussed

Fat mass correlates with hunger and energy intake in obesity

Research presented to the 2019 IES Annual Meeting has found that, at the extremes of obesity, fat mass (FM) positively...
Fat mass correlates with hunger and energy intake in obesity

High-density lipoprotein particles undergo metabolic activation during obesity

According to research presented in an oral presentation at the IES Annual Meeting, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particles undergo metabolic activation...
High-density lipoprotein particles undergo metabolic activation during obesity

Routine second fine-needle aspiration to assess thyroid nodules not required in many cases

With well-targeted fine-needle aspiration (FNA) in thyroid nodules, there is a low rate of false-negatives and thus a routine second...
Routine second fine-needle aspiration to assess thyroid nodules not required in many cases

Unacceptably high rate of diabetic ketoacidosis in Ireland

The frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is “unacceptably high in Ireland,” according to study research presented before the IES Annual...
Unacceptably high rate of diabetic ketoacidosis in Ireland

Hadden Lecture outlines the modern management of acromegaly

This year’s Hadden Lecture during the IES Annual Meeting was titled ‘The Modern Management of Acromegaly’, and was delivered by...
Hadden Lecture outlines the modern management of acromegaly

Workforce shortages creating service delivery challenges

Challenges currently facing endocrinology in Ireland include the need for “more resources, more endocrinology posts, more nursing posts,” according to...
Workforce shortages creating service delivery challenges

Cortisol the focus of 2019 IES McKenna lecture

Prof Mark Sherlock delivered this year’s McKenna Lecture at the 2019 IES Annual Meeting, which took place in the Ardilaun...
Cortisol the focus of 2019 IES McKenna lecture

Irish Endocrine Society and International Society of Endocrinology Joint Symposium

Irish Endocrine Society and International Society of Endocrinology Joint Symposium
Children with type 1 diabetes report positivity Children with type 1 diabetes report positivity
Research findings presented to the 2019 IES Annual Meeting in Galway stated that children who have been diagnosed with type...
Benefits of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation discussed Benefits of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation discussed
A research presentation given at the 2019 Irish Endocrine Society (IES) Annual Meeting demonstrated how transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)...
Fat mass correlates with hunger and energy intake in obesity Fat mass correlates with hunger and energy intake in obesity
Research presented to the 2019 IES Annual Meeting has found that, at the extremes of obesity, fat mass (FM) positively...
High-density lipoprotein particles undergo metabolic activation during obesity High-density lipoprotein particles undergo metabolic activation during obesity
According to research presented in an oral presentation at the IES Annual Meeting, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) particles undergo metabolic activation...
Routine second fine-needle aspiration to assess thyroid nodules not required in many cases Routine second fine-needle aspiration to assess thyroid nodules not required in many cases
With well-targeted fine-needle aspiration (FNA) in thyroid nodules, there is a low rate of false-negatives and thus a routine second...
Unacceptably high rate of diabetic ketoacidosis in Ireland Unacceptably high rate of diabetic ketoacidosis in Ireland
The frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is “unacceptably high in Ireland,” according to study research presented before the IES Annual...
Hadden Lecture outlines the modern management of acromegaly Hadden Lecture outlines the modern management of acromegaly
This year’s Hadden Lecture during the IES Annual Meeting was titled ‘The Modern Management of Acromegaly’, and was delivered by...
Workforce shortages creating service delivery challenges Workforce shortages creating service delivery challenges
Challenges currently facing endocrinology in Ireland include the need for “more resources, more endocrinology posts, more nursing posts,” according to...
Cortisol the focus of 2019 IES McKenna lecture Cortisol the focus of 2019 IES McKenna lecture
Prof Mark Sherlock delivered this year’s McKenna Lecture at the 2019 IES Annual Meeting, which took place in the Ardilaun...
Irish Endocrine Society and International Society of Endocrinology Joint Symposium Irish Endocrine Society and International Society of Endocrinology Joint Symposium

Diabetes mellitus- CPD Module

2 CPD Hours Authors Dr Maeve Durkan, MBBS, FACP, M.Med.Ed, Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Medicine, UCC, Chair Diabetes Section IES. Member National Diabetes Clinical Advisory Group. The goal of this module is to make a diagnosis and confirm diabetes mellitus, as well as understand the differing…

New ESC guidelines on diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) issued new guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes and cardiovascular diseases last August, which were published online in the European Heart Journal, and on the ESC website. They were developed in collaboration with the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). Prof Francesco Cosentino, ESC Chairperson of the guidelines Task…

Changing the landscape for delivery of type 2 diabetes care

An overview of the innovative approach of the Midland Diabetes Structured Care Programme Diabetes has been described by the International Diabetes Federation as one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The rising number of people with diabetes, the chronic nature of the condition and associated complications places a burden on health systems. Internationally…

Endocrine Society Research Round-up

People taking glucocorticoids at higher risk for Covid-19 Individuals taking glucocorticoids on a routine basis may be unable to mount a normal stress response and are at high risk if they are infected with the virus causing Covid-19, according to a new editorial published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Published data to date shows that these patients are over-represented in those at…

Irish Endocrine Society 43rd Annual Meeting

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Children with type 1 diabetes report positivity

Research findings presented to the 2019 IES Annual Meeting in Galway stated that children who have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes show a high level of positivity regarding school life, home life and partaking in activities, while separate research showed that a significant proportion of children with type 1 diabetes remain inactive. Despite the…

The Gander – 14 November 2019

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