Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep339 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on diabetic patients

Abadlia Salma , Chadia Zouaoui , Najla Bchir , Raddadi Sarra , Benchhida Annam , Souibgui Chaima , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant emotional and psychological impact on populations worldwide, especially vulnerable people with chronic diseases such as diabetics. The objective of our study was to assess the quality of life and psychological distress of diabetic patients and to study patients’ attitudes towards managing their diabetes.Methods: We conducted a cross sectional descriptive study involving 60 diabetic patients follo...

ea0081ep1103 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Clinical profile and body composition of patients newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism

Lajili Olfa , Chadia Zouaoui , Najla Bchir , Abderrahim Yosra , Benchhida Annam , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: Patients with hypothyroidism usually gain weight, and those with hyperthyroidism lose weight. Body weight changes related with thyroid dysfunction support the idea that thyroid hormones have an effect on body weight and body composition. The aim of our study was to describe the clinical profile and body composition of Tunisian patients who were newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism.Methods: This was a cross-sectional and descriptive study inc...

ea0070ep364 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Insulinoma localized by Ca-stimulation angiography: A case report

Halmi Sándor , Berta Eszter , Erdei Annamária , Lengyel Inez , Nagy Endre V. , Bodor Miklós

Introduction: Insulinoma is a rare tumor of the beta cells of the pancreas. The clinical manifestation is diverse with hypoglycemia and autonomic neurological symptoms. For diagnosis the Whipple’s triad needs to be present: signs of hypoglycemia, glucose level under 3 mmol/l and the cessation of symptoms after administration of iv. glucose. The fasting test confirms the diagnosis. The most commonly used imaging techniques that may localize the tumor are the abdominal ult...

ea0014p220 | (1) | ECE2007

Antipsychotic drugs and associated metabolic disorders

Melinda Kolcsár , Réka Nagy , Imre Nagy , Annamária László , Zoltán Kun Imre

Obesity is a major contributor to a range of metabolic disorders responsible for much of the medical morbidity and mortality. Increasing numbers of reports concerning not only obesity, but diabetes, hyperglycaemia and lipid dysregulation in patients treated with antipsychotics have raised concerns about a possible association between these metabolic effects and treatment with these medications. The objective of our study was to investigate the prevalence of obesity and other m...