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 patientsÂ’ 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...