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ea0081ep21 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Metabolic and cardiovascular consequences of hormone replacement by hydrocortisone in adrenal insufficiency

Charrada Ines , Wafa Alaya , Fadia Boubaker , Lassoued Najoua , Baha Zantour , Olfa Berrich , Habib Sfar Mohamed

Introduction: During adrenal insufficiency (AI), glucocorticoid treatment is supposed to be neutral on the metabolic parameters of patients. However, recent data from the literature report that this corticosteroid replacement therapy increases the metabolic risk. The aim of our work was to determine the metabolic and cardiovascular impact of hydrocortisone (HC) replacement therapy during peripheral AI.Patients and methods: This was a descriptive and anal...

ea0081ep27 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Impact on quality of life and sleep of hydrocortisone hormone replacement in adrenal insufficiency.

Charrada Ines , Wafa Alaya , Fadia Boubaker , Mrabet Houcem , Baha Zantour , Olfa Berrich , Habib Sfar Mohamed

Introduction: Hydrocortisone (HC) is the most widely used replacement molecule in the treatment of adrenal insufficiency (AI). This substitution treatment is far from ideal especially as it is impossible to reproduce the nycthemeral cycle of cortisol with its current galenic form which has a short half-life. The aim of our work was to determine the impact of HC treatment of peripheral AI on the long-term quality of life and sleep.Patients and methods: Th...

ea0081ep72 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Bone impact of hydrocortisone hormone replacement in adrenal insufficiency.

Charrada Ines , Wafa Alaya , Lassoued Najoua , Fadia Boubaker , Baha Zantour , Olfa Berrich , Habib Sfar Mohamed

Introduction: The treatment of adrenal insufficiency (AI) is based on long-term glucocorticoid substitution. Hydrocortisone (HC) is the most commonly used substitution molecule. The aim of our work was to determine the long-term bone impact of patients with peripheral AI.Patients and methods: This is a descriptive and analytical study involving 77 patients with peripheral IS (66 women and 11 men), all treated with HC. For each patient, we determined the ...

ea0081ep341 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Diabetes distress and its clinical determinants in Type 2 diabetes patients

Lassoued Najoua , Majdoub Marwa , Achwak Mehrez , Chadly Khalil , Baha Zantour , Wafa Alaya , Mohamed Habib Sfar

Introduction: Diabetes distress (DD) refers to the emotional burdens and worries, often hidden, that are part of the spectrum of the patient experience when managing a chronic and demanding disease like diabetes. The objective of this work was to determine the prevalence of DD and its clinical determinants in type 2 diabetic patients.Patients and methods: Cross-sectional study conducted on 92 type 2 diabetic patients who consulted on an outpatient basis ...

ea0081ep382 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Medication Adherence in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Rihab Ajili , Amani Salah , Najoua Lassoued , Fadia Boubaker , Baha Zantour , Wafa Alaya , Habib Sfar

Introduction: Medication Adherence (MA) is the extent to which patients follow medical instructions. Poor MA is frequently encountered in the majority of chronic diseases, including diabetes. The aim of our study was to evaluate MA in patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).Patients and methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study over a period of 2 months, including patients with poorly controlled T2DM, followed at the endocrino...

ea0081ep423 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Dietary rules in type 2 diabetic patients: degree of compliance and determining factors

Achwak Mehrez , Alaya Wafa , Mohsen Selma , Lassoued Najoua , Boubaker Fadia , Zantour` Baha

Introduction: Nutrition is a cornerstone of the adequate management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The aims of our work are to evaluate the degree of observance of dietary rules in T2DM patients, and the factors that influence this observance.Methods: Cross-sectional study including 84 type 2 diabetic patients followed up in the outpatient endocrinology department of Taher Sfar university hospital from September to November 2021. The data was collec...

ea0081ep465 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Are type 2 diabetic insulin-requiring elderly satisfied?

Zaouali Fatma , Lassoued Najoua , Sondos Arfa , Wafa Alaya , Mohamed Habib Sfar

Introduction: Glycemic control in elderly diabetics is a challenge. Treatment Satisfaction reflects this control.Objectives: To assess insulin treatment satisfaction and to determine the factors associated with insulin treatment satisfaction among type 2 diabetic elderly.Methods: A cross-sectional study on 86 type 2 diabetic insulin dependent elderly recruited from the outpatient endocrinology consultation during June and July 2021...

ea0081ep844 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Cushing’s disease in a 14 year old child: A real diagnostic and therapeutic challenge

Souleima Trigui , Najoua Lassoued , Houcem Mrabet , Fedia Boubaker , Wafa Alaya , Hbib Sfar Mohamed

Introduction: CushingÂ’s disease (CD) is a rare but serious pathology in children and adolescents. It differs from adult pathology by the mode of presentation and management. We report a case of CD in a 14-year-old child whose diagnosis was confirmed only after 2 years.Observation: This was a 14-year-old female patient with a family history of consanguineous marriage and personal history of nephrotic syndrome who presented with delayed stature, delay...

ea0081ep1178 | Late Breaking | ECE2022

Dietary education for patients with type 2 diabetes : state of art

Achwak Mehrez , Alaya Wafa , Mohsen Selma , Lassoued Najoua , Boubaker Fedia , Zantour Baha , Sfar Mohamed Habib

Introduction: Dietary practices are essential in diabetes control and acquiring HbA1c target. The aim of our work is to evaluate the prevalence of dietary education practice in a type 2 diabetes population and its associated factors.Methods: Cross-sectional study enrolling 84 type 2 diabetes patients followed up in the outpatient endocrinology department. The data was collected through a questionnaire in face-to-face interviews with patients. Age, body m...

ea0090p240 | Thyroid | ECE2023

Fatal bleeding and thrombosis in a patient with autoimmune primary hypothyroidism

Elomma Mrabet Houcem , Belkhiri Malak , Fadia Boubaker , Elloumi Yesmine , Baha Zantour , Wafa Alaya , Mohamed Habib Sfar

Introduction: Thyroid diseases have been known to cause haemostatic changes, either tendency to bleeding or thrombosis. We report a case of a patient with primary hypothyroidism presenting with spontaneous bleeding and jugular thrombosis.Case report: An 85-year old patient with no medical history was admitted to the endocrinology department with primary auto-immune hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism was suspected because of severe loss of weight and appetite...