This workshop contains presentations of research submitted as abstracts pertaining to Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology in CF (including Diabetes & Bone). Topics this year related to bone disease include identifying risk factors for bone loss and the role of vitamin D in the gut/sputum microbiota. Topics pertinent to diabetes include reports on how the CFTR impacts glucose homeostasis by impacting the beta cell.
Define the role of vitamin D in gut microbiome.
Define new ways to identify adult patients with bone loss.
Summarize new information on CFTR effects on insulin secretion and the beta cell and CFTR active agents on beta cells.