Self Assessment

Updates to Endocrine Self-Assessment Program (ESAP)

August 17, 2020

Updates to ESAP can be found on this page.

ESAP 2020 Updates

ESAP2020Question 9 – Answer Rationale
Mathis Grossmann, MD, PhD, FRACP
Male Reproduction; p. 96

Information as originally published: Assessing free testosterone is indicated when total testosterone concentrations are borderline, or if conditions that alter SHBG are suspected, such as increased levels with obesity, diabetes mellitus, use of exogenous androgens, or hypothyroidism or decreased levels with aging, hyperthyroidism, liver disease, anticonvulsant medications, HIV, or use of estrogens.

Information as currently updated: Assessing free testosterone is indicated when total testosterone concentrations are borderline, or if conditions that alter SHBG are suspected, such as decreased levels with obesity, diabetes mellitus, use of exogenous androgens, or hypothyroidism or increased levels with aging, hyperthyroidism, liver disease, anticonvulsant medications, HIV, or use of estrogens.

Question 20
Savitha Subramanian, MD
Lipids/Obesity; pp. 23-24

Information as originally published: Fasting plasma glucose: 78 mg/dL (70-99 mg/dL) (SI: 7.3 mmol/L)
Information as currently updated: Fasting plasma glucose: 78 mg/dL (70-99 mg/dL) (SI: 4.3 mmol/L)

Question 87
Thomas J. Weber, MD
Bone and Mineral Metabolism; pp. 65-66

Information as originally published: Urinary creatinine = 1.2 mg/24h (1.0-2.0 g/24h)
Information as currently updated: Urinary creatinine = 1.2 g/24h (1.0-2.0 g/24h)

Question 103
Thomas J. Weber, MD
Bone and Mineral Metabolism; pp. 75-76

Information as originally published: Urinary creatinine = 1.0 mg/24h (1.0-2.0 g/24h)
Information as currently updated: Urinary creatinine = 1.0 g/24h (1.0-2.0 g/24h)

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