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ea0041ep241 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2016

Detection of subclinical diabetic autonomic neuropathy by reflex cardiovascular testing

Mahdy Maram , Gadalla Fadila , Khorshid Hazem

Background: Diabetic autonomic neuropathy (DAN) is among the least recognized and understood complication of diabetes despite its significant negative impact on survival and quality of life in people with diabetes. Diabetic neuropathies including cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN), are a common chronic complication of type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and confer a high morbidity and mortality to diabetic pateints. The reported prevalence of CAN varies greatly depending on the criteri...

ea0032p979 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2013

Pilot study of nocturnal TSH surge in idiopathic short stature

Gadalla Fadila , Setouhi Maged , Sedik Salwa , Makboul Khaled , Sayed Rania EL , Guirgis Caroline

Background: TSH secretion shows a diurnal rhythm with a surge in the evening. The nocturnal surge is essential for thyroid function regulation. TSH surge is suggested to be blunted in central hypothyroidism. In idiopathic short stature (ISS), thyroid dysfunction has been suggested ranging from mild hypothyroidism to central hypothyroidism.Aim of the work: To study the pituitary thyroid axis and the TSH surge in ISS.Materials and me...