Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070ep255 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Impaired fasting glucose in patients with spondyloarthritis

Ali Khaoula Ben , Slouma Maroua , Dhahri Rym , Gharsallah Imen

Background: Spondyloarthritis is a chronic inflammatory rheumatic disease which may be associated with different comorbidities such as glucose intolerance.Objectives: Determine the frequency of impaired fasting glucose in a population of patients with spondyloarthritis.Methods: We performed a cross-sectional study including 50 patients with spondyloarthritis (SA) diagnosed according to ASAS criteria. Fasting glucose was measured fo...

ea0070aep417 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Clinical and metabolic impact of ramadan fasting in tunisian patients with diabetes

Lajili Olfa , Ounaissa Kamilia , Rachdi Rim , Ali Khaoula Ben , Amrouche Chiraz

Introduction: Ramadan fasting is one of the sacred rites in Islam. Diabetes patients are spared this obligation. However, mostof them insists on fasting.The aim of this study is to assess the clinical and metabolic impact of Ramadan fasting in Tunisia patients with diabetes during Ramadan 2019.Materials and methods: Prospective descriptivestudy carried out during Ramadan 2019 including 86 diabetic patients followed at the Nati...

ea0070ep262 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Use of betablockers in aging patients with type 2 diabetes: Effects on glycemic control

Ali Khaoula Ben , Zemni Zeineb , Abdesselem Haifa , Lajili Olfa , Ounaissa Kamilia , Amrouche Chiraz

Background: Aging patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus have a higher risk of developing hypoglycemia. Many studies show the effect of beta-blockers in hiding hypoglycemia symptoms and therefore the occurrence of a severe hypoglycemia. These agents are commonly used in diabetic patients with coronary heart disease. The aim of this study was to assess whether the use of beta-blockersdeteriorates the glycemic control.Methods: We conducted a retrospective ...

ea0070ep528 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Thyroid disorder in patients with spondylarthritis

Ali Khaoula Ben , Slouma Maroua , Dhahri Rym , Metoui Leila , Gharsallah Imen , Louzir Bassem

Background: The association between spondylarthritis and thyroid diseases is unclear. Few studies have examined this association and results remain unknown. We aimed to assess the frequency of thyroid disorders among patients with spondylarthritis.Methods: We performed a cross-sectional study including 50 patients with spondyloarthritis (SA) diagnosed according to ASAS criteria. The disease activity was assessed using ASDAS Free Thyroxine(FT4) and thyroi...

ea0070aep515 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Increased ultra sensitive CRP: Abiomarker of microvascular risk in men with type 2 diabetes

Lajili Olfa , Tmessk Aroua , Rayhane Soltane Mariem , Ali Khaoula Ben , Safi Eya , Madhbouh Mariem , Htira Yosra , Mami Feika Ben

Introduction: RaisedCRP is observed in obesity, metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes in the absence of any inflammatory or infectious disease. Indeed, it may constitute a mark of cardiovascular risk and macro and micro-vascular complications. The objective of our study is to assess the association between raised ultra-sensitive CRP and macro-vascular and micro-vascular complications in a group ofpatients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM).Materials and method...

ea0081ep399 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Impact of obesity severity on the metabolic profile of obese patients

Rachdi Rim , Olfa Berriche , Ali Khaoula Ben , Safi Eya , Ben Amor Nadia , Ben Othman Rym , Mizouri Ramla , Mahjoub Faten , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Obesity is one of the major public health issues worldwide and is known to be associated with an increased risk of severe metabolic and cardiovascular complication. The aim of our study was to assess the impact of obesity severity on the metabolic profile of obese patients.Materials and methods: Cross-sectional descriptive study involving 68 obese patients carried within the National Institute of Nutrition in Tunis. The patients were divide...