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ea0081ep378 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Diabetes in the elderly: adherence and particularities of treatment

Mizouri Ramla , Mahjoub Faten , Ben Othman Rym , Ben Amor Nadia , Olfa Berriche , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Elderly diabetics are often fragile patients at high cardiovascular risk. The medical, human and socio-economic impact of diabetes is heavy in the elderly. Symptoms in this particular population are often insidious and atypical, which can delay diagnosis and the establishment of effective treatment. Indeed, management is not always easy because it must take into account multiple parameters. The objective of our study was to study the observance and particularitie...

ea0081ep424 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Particularities of diabetes discovered after the age of 65

Mizouri Ramla , Mahjoub Faten , Ben Amor Nadia , Ben Othman Rym , Olfa Berriche , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Diabetes mellitus is a disease that is progressing at an alarming rate in the world. In the elderly, the symptoms are often insidious and atypical, which can delay the diagnosis and the establishment of effective treatment. Indeed, management is not always easy because it must take into account multiple parameters. The objective of our study was to study the clinico-biological and etiological profile of diabetes discovered after the age of 65 years.<p class="...

ea0081ep405 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Impact of obesity on the development of respiratory abnormalities

Mizouri Ramla , Ben Othman Rym , Ben Amor Nadia , Mahjoub Faten , Yamoun Rihab , Abadlia Salma , Olfa Berriche , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Obesity exposes to multiple complications, including cardiovascular and metabolic ones. It can also cause respiratory problems, which are still insufficiently researched. The objective of this study was to detect respiratory abnormalities in a group of obese people followed in an obesity unit.Methods: This was a descriptive and analytical cross-sectional study of 100 obese patients consulting at the human obesity research unit of the Nation...

ea0081ep469 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on glycemic control in diabetic patients hospitalized in emergency months

Rachdi Rim , Ben Amor Nadia , Lajili Olfa , Mahjoub Faten , Mizouri Ramla , Ben Othman Rym , Olfa Berriche , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: The global pandemic spread of SARScov2 has led to a heavy medical and socio-economic toll since December 2019. Patients suffering from chronic diseases were particularly affected during the lockdown period due to difficulties in accessing care. The aim of our study was to evaluate the impact of the 2-month lockdown introduced in Tunisia in March 2020 on diabetic patientsÂ’ glycemic control.Materials and methodsRetrospective study involving 54 diabetic patient...

ea0081ep489 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Ptosis and type 1 diabetes: fortuitous association?

Mizouri Ramla , Ben Othman Rym , Ben Amor Nadia , Mahjoub Faten , Mohsen Selma , Yamoun Rihab , Olfa Berriche , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Diabetes is the cause of ophthalmological complications that are all the more severe when the balance of diabetes is precarious. Among the non-retinal ocular targets of diabetes is damage to the optic nerve. The diagnosis of diabetic mononeuritis should only be made after excluding other causes of neuropathy.Observation: We report the case of a patient referred to our service for equilibration of diabetes. This is a 59-year-old patient, typ...

ea0081ep499 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Lipid profile of the obese: about 100 cases

Ben Othman Rym , Mizouri Ramla , Amorri Amany , Ben Amor Nadia , Abir El Amri , Olfa Berriche , Mahjoub Faten , Henda Jamoussi

Obesity is a major public health problem. It is a privileged provider of a constellation of metabolic abnormalities, particularly lipids, increasing the risk of morbidity and mortality and hampering the quality of life of the obese.Material and methods: We conducted a prospective study on 100 obese patients recruited at the Human Obesity Research Unit at the National Institute of Nutrition in Tunis. Our patients benefited from an assay of fasting insulin...

ea0081ep1078 | Thyroid | ECE2022

The relationship between type 2 diabetes mellitus with metabolic syndrome and clinical hypothyroidism

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

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome is a multifactorial disease with multiple risk factors that arises from insulin resistance accompanying abnormal adipose deposition and function, increasing the risk of type 2 diabetes, one of the most common endocrine pathologies. Abundant evidence suggests an association between TSH levels, insulin resistance and some markers of the metabolic syndrome, without foreseeing the kind of this link. The aim of our study was to search if there was a...

ea0081ep348 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Assessment of the Podiatric Risk on Diabetics: Cross-Sectional Study in Regard to 200 Patients

Abir El Amri , Ben Amor Nadia , Yamoun Rihab , Mahjoub Faten , Nsir Sirine , Amorri Amany , Mizouri Ramla , Ben Othman Rym , Berriche Olfa , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: The diabetic foot is a frequent, serious and costly complication of diabetes. The prevention of diabetic foot involves a systematic podiatric evaluation of diabetic patients to identify the foot at risk. The aim of our study was to determine the podiatric risk in a Tunisian diabetic population according to the classification of the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) and the factors associated with podiatric risk.Method...

ea0081ep349 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Cutaneous manifestations of diabetes mellitus

Abir El Amri , Ben Amor Nadia , Yamoun Rihab , Mahjoub Faten , Amorri Amany , Nsir Sirine , Ben Othman Rym , Mizouri Ramla , Berriche Olfa , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is the most common endocrine disorder. The skin manifestations of diabetes can vary depending on the duration of the disease and the control of blood glucose levels. Almost all patients with DM eventually develop skin changes due to the long-term effects of hyperglycemia on microcirculation and skin collagen. This study was conducted to find the hospital based prevalence of mucocutaneous manifestations in patients with diabetes mellitus, th...

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...