XXVII National Congress of the Spanish Society of Diabetes

Date:Tuesday, 03 de May del 2016 Author:Meritxell Soria

The XXVII National Congress of the Spanish Society of Diabetes, held from 20 to 22 April 2016 in Bilbao, hosted an oral and a poster of Endocrinology of the Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova and researchers at the Institute of Biomedical Research Lleida (IRBLleida). These are two presentations of work done in collaboration with the UDETMA unit.

Oral communication
Density of carotid vasa vasorum is increased in candidates for bariatric surgery, with a potential effect of carbohydrate metabolism disorders patients. F.Rius, A. Betriu, T.Vidal, M. Good, M.D. Santos, E. Fernández and A. Lecube.
a marked increase in the density of the Vasa vasorum carotídeos in morbidly obese subjects, consistent with the presence of early atherosclerotic disease in this population is detected.

Poster
Advanced glycation end products in the early stages of kidney disease. C. Lopez, E. Sanchez, L. Gutierrez, M. Hernandez, A. Betriu, E. Fernández and A. Lecube.
AGEs are increased in the early stages of kidney disease and the study of the SAF is a simple method to identify those subjects with a potentially increased cardiovascular risk.