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29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

*** W27: CLIN: Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes

Oct 10, 2015 10:30am ‐ Oct 10, 2015 12:15pm

Standard: $49.99


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.

Educational Objectives: 

  1. Discuss the role of CFTR in insulin secretion & calcium regulation.
  2. Discuss early glucose abnormalities appreciated in CF-ferrets & young children with CF.  
  3. Identify drawbacks to the OGTT & discuss potential alternative methods to screen for CFRD.
*** This session was streamed live during the 2015 NACFC. To watch free archived versions of the live streamed sessions, register here: https://arc.nacfconference.org/cff/live/14 


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