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ea0063p473 | Calcium and Bone 2 | ECE2019

High prevalence of severe vitamin D deficiency in Egyptian females

Botros Raef , Al Sebaeiy Hatem , Mansour Hany , Guirgis Maha

Introduction: Despite Egypt being a sunny country (latitude 22–32°N) and enjoying a high year-round UV exposure (highest UV index in Cairo 12 in July and lowest 3 in December), it harbors a high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency especially in females (Botros et al, Endocrinol Nutr, 2015;62(7):314–321).Aim of work: We aimed to study a larger representative sample of Egyptian males and females, to identify the extent of the phenomenon and c...

ea0041gp80 | Diabetes (1) | ECE2016

Study of serum fetuin-A in male patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus: association with insulin resistance and possible role of metformin therapy

Mahdy Maram , Shereba Nermin , Ahmed Iman , Abdelsalam Mona , Eid Yara , Mansour Hany

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) is a multi system disease with both biochemical and anatomic/structural consequences. A number of components of the metabolic syndrome may be observed in patients with type 1 diabetes. It was suggested that treating obese adolescents with insulin resistance using metformin is an option for patients without response to traditional lifestyle change. It was reported that fetuin-A could inhibit insulin receptor tyrosine kinase activity and induced a l...