Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0073pep2.8 | Presented ePosters 2: Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Association of serum uric acid concentration with diabetic retinopathy and its severity

Khalaf Rahma , Ali Zohra Hadj , Htira Yosra , Ben Mami Faika

Background and aimDiabetes is the leading cause of adult blindness due to retinopathy. Serum uric acid levels independently predict the development of micro vascular complications. In this study, we analyze the relationship between serum uric acid (SUA) levels with the development and the severity of diabetic retinopathy(DR) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).Patients and MethodsA total of 100 T...

ea0073aep46 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2021

High-normal serum uric acid levels in Type 2 diabetes patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases

Khalaf Rahma , Ali Zohra Hadj , Htira Yosra , Mami Faika Ben

Background and aimHyperuricemia is linked to a variety of diseases such as atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). There are controversial data concerning the significance of high-normal values of serum uric acid (SUA) in patients with T2DM and cardiovascular disease. The aim of the study is to assess SUA levels in Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients with ASCVD.Patients and methodsThis retrospect...

ea0073aep283 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Diabetic nephropathy in absence of diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Khalaf Rahma , Ali Zohra Hadj , Htira Yosra , Mami Faika Ben

BackgroundThere is a well-recognized association between diabetic retinopathy (DN) and diabetic nephropathy (DN), in which nephropathy without retinopathy is rare but retinopathy without nephropathy is common.AimTo highlight the discordance between retinopathy and nephropathy and describe a series of patients with diabetic nephropathy who had no evidence of diabetic retinopathy.Methods<...

ea0073aep321 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Immune thrombocytopenia presenting with celiac disease and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in type 2 diabetes patient: A case report

Khalaf Rahma , Ali Zohra Hadj , Htira Yosra , Mami Faika Ben

IntroductionThe combination of at least three autoimmune diseases in the same patient is defined as multiple autoimmune syndrome. Recent studies demonstrated a higher prevalence of celiac disease in patients with immune thrombocytopenia when compared to the general population. Here we report the occurrence of celiac disease, HashimotoÂ’s disease and immune thrombocytopenia in type 2 diabetes patient.Case report<p class="abs...

ea0081p620 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Diabetes and spontaneous miscarriage

Dalhoum Meriam , Ali Zohra Hadj , Bani Ines , Ben Mami Faika , Htira Yosra

Introduction: Early spontaneous miscarriage is common in diabetic women and has an unknown mechanism. This rate of spontaneous miscarriage is directly correlated to the glycemic control at the beginning of pregnancy.Objective: To assess the frequency of spontaneous miscarriage in women with diabetes.Patients and Method: This is a retrospective study including 50 diabetic women followed at department C of the National Institute of N...

ea0081p628 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Type 1 diabetes and autoimmune diseases

Dalhoum Meriam , Ali Zohra Hadj , Bani Ines , Htira Yosra , Mami Faika Ben

Introduction: Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) is an autoimmune disease in 90% of cases and is frequently accompanied by other autoimmune diseases.Objective: To assess the frequency of autoimmune diseases in type 1 diabetics and study the particularities of this association.Patients and Method: This is a retrospective study including 120 type 1 diabetic patients hospitalized in department C of the National Institute of Nutrition in Tunis.</p...

ea0081ep505 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Hepatic steatosis and cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetes

Bani Ines , Ali Zohra Hadj , Dalhoum Meriam , Htira Yosra , Mami Feika Ben

Introduction: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), is a frequent cause of chronic liver disease and is widely associated with metabolic syndrome. When associated with diabetes, it can increase the risk of cardiovascular events. The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between hepatic steatosis and the occurrence of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes.Method: It is a retrospective study, including 184 type 2 diabetic ...

ea0090ep361 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Shingles manifesting as a vesicular rash only on the foot: A case report

Bougatf Sameh , Ali Zohra Hadj , Hedfi Imen , Jemai Chaima , Htira Yosra , Mami Feika Ben

Background: Shingles is dermatomal vesicular rash secondary to reactivation of latent varicella zoster virus. It is well recognized when it appears on the trunk, neck or face. Herpes zoster can be easily overlooked in case of dermatomal rash in lower extremity.Observation: A 32-year-old diabetic female was hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis. She had trouble walking because of painful rash on the plantar surface of the right foot. She reported the dev...

ea0073aep275 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol target achievement in patients with diabetes

Hakiri Ghofrane , Htira Yosra , Dridi Manel , Ali Zohra Hadj , Mami Faika Ben

BackgroundDiabetes is often associated with other cardiovascular (CV) risk factors such as dyslipidemia, wich increases the risk of degenerative disease and contributes to elevate morbi-mortality in these patients. The aim of this study was to assess the CV risk level of diabetic patients and to determine the rate of lipid targets achievement.Methodsit was a descriptive cross-sectional study including 100 dia...

ea0081ep544 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Hospitalization in a diabetes unit

Sdiri Chaima , Htira Yosra , Msolly Skander , Cheikhrouhou Maryam , Ali Zohra Hadj , Jemai Chaima , Imene Hedfi , Mami Feika Ben

Introduction: Diabetes is a chronic disease. Its management may require frequent hospitalization. The aim of our study was to determine hospitalization reasons in the diabetic department of The National Institute of Nutrition of Tunis.Method: It was a prospective study conducted in the department of diabetology in the National Institute of Nutrition in Tunis for three months. The study was carried out on the medical records of hospitalized patients.<...