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ea0090ep307 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Factors influencing Tunisian diabetics’ knowledge and attitudes: Cross-sectional study

Haoues Maali , Zedini Chekib , Hasni Yosra , Chadli-Chaieb Molka

Objective: To determine the factors influencing the level of knowledge and attitudes of diabetics consulting in first and third line in the Sousse region (Tunisia).Patients and Methods: We undertook a cross-sectional study. Diabetics were included by proportional sampling in 11 basic health centers and six hospital departments and outpatient clinics of the university hospital centers of Sousse. The developed questionnaire was self-administered in Arabic....

ea0090ep308 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Predictors of the level of knowledge, attitudes and quality of life of tunisian diabetics

Haoues Maali , Zedini Chekib , Hasni Yosra , Chadli-Chaieb Molka

Objective: This study aimed to translate into Arabic and validate the questionnaires "Simplified Diabetes Knowledge Scale" (SDKS), "Diabetes Attitude Scale-3" (DAS-3) and "Diabetes Health Profile-18" (DHP-18) and to study the predictive factors of the level of knowledge, attitudes and quality of life of diabetics in the health region of Sousse.Population and Methods: A methodological study of psychometric validation was carried ou...

ea0063p1137 | Reproductive Endocrinology 2 | ECE2019

Clinical and para-clinical characteristics of Klinefelter syndrome diagnosed in adulthood

Khaldi Safa , Hasni Yosra , Sarra Dimassi , Ach Koussay , Saad Ali

Klinefelter syndrome (KS) is the most frequent sex chromosomal disorder and affects approximately one in 660 newborn boys. The phenotype is variable ranging from ‘nearnormal’ to a significantly affected individual. Typically, diagnosis is delayed with the majority of patients identified during fertility workup in adulthood, and only 10% of patients diagnosed prior to puberty.Patients and methods: This is an 8-year retrospective study of the cli...

ea0099ep1146 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2024

Body satisfaction and determinants of eating behaviour in pregnant women

Hasni Yosra , Mlayah Aya , Elfekih Hamza , Zarrouk Oumayma , Ghardallou Meriem

Introduction: Nutrition is considered to be one of the main environmental factors influencing the outcome of pregnancy, the child’s development and the mother’s health (2). Given that this period is characterised by profound physiological changes (15), motherhood is a stage of psychic reorganisation due to the major bodily transformations that reactivate their bodily preoccupations (16), evoking a difficulty in adapting to their new bodies, which may expose pregnant ...

ea0081ep653 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

The impact of Sheehan Syndrome on bone mineral density

Salah Ameni , Maaroufi Amel , Ajili Rihab , Saad Ghada , Hasni Yosra , Ach Koussay

Introduction: Sheehan syndrome (SS), or postpartum pituitary necrosis, is a complete or dissociated adeno-pituitary insufficiency due to hypovolemia secondary to excessive blood loss during or after delivery. Although few studies have investigated osteoporosis in isolated hormone deficiencies, the relationship between SS and osteoporosis has not been investigated in large series of SS. In this study, we aimed to evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with SS.<p cl...

ea0081ep723 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Digestive complications of acromegaly : about 40 cases

Rihab Ajili , Ameni Salah , Yosra Hasni , Baha Zantour , Habib Sfar , Koussay Ach

Introduction: Acromegaly is a rare hormonal condition that results from an excess amount of growth hormone (GH) in the body. A variety of complications have been reported in patients with acromegaly including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus or respiratory disorders. In addition, Acromegaly is associated with gastrointestinal complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate gastrointestinal complications and their impact on the quality of life among patients suff...

ea0081ep725 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Decreased quality of life in adult patients with sheehan syndrome

Salah Ameni , Maaroufi Amel , Ajili Rihab , Saad Ghada , Hasni Yosra , Ach Koussay

Introduction: Sheehan Syndrome (SS) is the oldest known cause of non-tumor acquired anterior pituitary insufficiency in women. The incidence of SS would probably have decreased in recent decades in developed countries thanks to the development of obstetric care. However, it still remains a public health problem in developing countries. In addition, it constitutes a chronic disabling pathology and is strongly linked to an alteration of the quality of life. In this study we aime...

ea0081ep822 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Sheehan Syndrome effects on cardiovascular risk

Salah Ameni , Maaroufi Amel , Ajili Rihab , Benabdelkarim Asma , Njah Maha Kacem , Hasni Yosra , Ach Koussay

Introduction: Sheehan syndrome has been for a long time the most frequent cause of hypopituitarism among women in developing countries, including Tunisia. Apart from hormonal deficits caused by SS, young women with SS are exposed to an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the cardiovascular risk in patients with SS. Patients and methods This is a descriptive cross-sectional study. It was carried out in the Endocrinology department of ...

ea0090p318 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2023

Rare association of primary hyperparathyroidism with type 3 multiple autoimmune syndrome

Aycha Ghachem , Elfekih Hamza , Ghada Sabbagh , Saad Ghada , Fatma Barkallah , Hasni Yosra , Chadli Chaieb Molka

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is most commonly sporadic and in rare circumstances, it can develop as part of multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN). There are few cases described in the literature reporting an association of PHPT with myasthenia gravis and multiple autoimmune syndrome (MAS). These patients may present only with clinical signs of PHPT making it difficult to suspect the coexistence of MAS. Here, we report the case of type 3 MAS in a woman with PHP...

ea0090p246 | Thyroid | ECE2023

Hidden central hypothyroidism in an elderly patient following radioiodine therapy

Aycha Ghachem , Elfekih Hamza , Bnina Molka Ben , Saad Ghada , Kenza Houd , Hasni Yosra , Chadli Chaieb Molka

Introduction: Thyrotropin deficiency is a rare etiology of hypothyroidism. The diagnosis can be easily confirmed in case of low FT4 level associated with normal or low TSH value. In patients with peripheral hypothyroidism treated by levothyroxine, this biochemical profile become difficult to find. Herein, we describe the case of a patient with peripheral hypothyroidism due to radioiodine therapy in whom the diagnosis of central hypothyroidism was made.Ob...