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ea0056p343 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2018

Nutrition of non-fasting patients with diabetes during the month of Ramadan

Lassoued Najoua , Abid Neila , HadjKacem Faten , Charfi Nadia , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Fasting during the month of Ramadan is the most observed religious practice by Muslims. Diabetes is one of the condition that exempt Muslims from fasting because of the risk of complications. The International Diabetes Federation states that high-risk patients ‘should not fast’. The objective of this study was therefore to evaluate the daily food intake during the month of Ramadan in non-fasting patients with diabetes in order to detect diet mistakes ma...

ea0056p1109 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

Congenital hypothyroidism: genes involved in organogenesis disorders

Chaabane Rim , Gargouri Imen , Hadjkacem Faten , Mrabet Houssem , Elleuch Mouna , ghorbel Dorra , Mnif Mouna , Charfi Nadia , Belguith Neila , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is the most common congenital endocrine disease since it affects 1/3000–1/4000 births. The involvement of genetics is no longer discussed and several genes have been implied in the different clinical forms of thyroid dysgenesis.Patients and methods: We report ten cases of thyroid dysgenesis collected at the pediatric and endocrinology departments of Sfax in Tunisia. The diagnosis was based on clinical, bi...