This session will provide an overview of research submitted as abstracts in the field of CFRD. Presentations will address the role of CFTR in the pancreatic beta cells & describe early glucose derangements appreciated in CF animal models & young children with CF. The presentations also will explore alternative methods to screen for CFRD.
Discuss the role of CFTR in insulin secretion & calcium regulation.
Discuss early glucose abnormalities appreciated in CF-ferrets & young children with CF.
Identify drawbacks to the OGTT & discuss potential alternative methods to screen for CFRD.