30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W14: CLIN: Endocrine

Oct 28, 2016 2:00pm ‐ Oct 28, 2016 3:20pm

Standard: $49.99

Description

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.

Educational Objectives:
  • 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.

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