Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep1363 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Serum irisin level in different thyroid dysfunction states and its relation to markers of muscle dysfunction

Halawa Mohamed Reda , Abdelsalam Mona Mohamed , Mostafa Bassem Mourad , Ahmed Amira Galal

Introduction: Irisin is a myokin secreted by myocytes responsible for transmission of signals from muscles to other body tissues. It improves systemic metabolism by increasing energy expenditure and has a significant influence on the body metabolism and thermogenesis. Thyroid disorders are characterized by a disrupted thermo-metabolic state and muscular damage, and the underlying mechanisms still not clear.Aim: To evaluate serum Irisin levels in patient ...

ea0073aep156 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

The association of vitamin D with peripheral neuropathy among prediabetic individuals and the effect of vitamin D supplementation

Halawa Mohamed Reda , Ahmed Iman , Abouelezz Nahla Fawzy , Hendawy Laila Mohamed , Abdelaziz Naira Hany , Mohamed Nagwa Roshdy

BackgroundVitamin D deficiency seems to be more prevalent among diabetic patients with distal symmetrical polyneuropathy. Besides, those patients have a lower pain threshold; there is a shortage of data concerning pre-diabetic individuals with peripheral neuropathy (PN).AimFirst, to study the association of vitamin D deficiency with PN severity. Second, to determine the effect of vitamin D supplementation on ...