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ea0037ep128 | Steroids, development and paediatric endocrinology | ECE2015

Is thyroid function related to masked hypertension?

Ates Ihsan , Altay Mustafa , Kaplan Mustafa , Ozkayar Nihal , Alaguney Erdem , Ozkayar Adem

Background: Thyroid hormones affect almost all the tissues of the body and their cardiovascular effects are very significant. The relationship between masked hypertension (MHT) and thyroid hormones is not known. Therefore, we sought to investigate any relationship between patients with MHT, newly diagnosed by home blood pressure monitoring, and thyroid hormones.Methods: Patients older than 18 years of age without a previous diagnosis of hypertension and ...

ea0037ep548 | Obesity and cardiovascular endocrinology | ECE2015

The relationship between socioeconomic level, and the prevalence of masked hypertension and asymptomatic organ damage

Ates Ihsan , Altay Mustafa , Kaplan Mustafa , Ozkayar Nihal , Toprak Guvenc , Alaguney M Erdem , Ozkara Adem

Background: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of masked hypertension (MHT) and its association with asymptomatic organ damage (AOD) in a low socioeconomic district of Ankara, Turkey.Material and methods: Data obtained from the medical records of 712 patients with no known diagnosis of hypertension that presented to a polyclinic due to symptoms related to elevated blood pressure (BP) and were screened for MHT were retrospectively reviewed. The ...

ea0041ep462 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Factors associated with increased irisin levels in type 1 diabetes mellitus

Ates Ihsan , Kaplan Mustafa , Mese Duygu , Erdogan Kubra , Yuksel Mahmut , Topcuoglu Canan , Yilmaz Nisbet , Guler Serdar

Aims: We aimed to determine the irisin level in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and to examine the relation of irisin level with inflammation and autoimmunity.Methods: This study included 35 cases diagnosed with T1DM and 36 healthy volunteers. Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase (Anti-GAD), islet cell antibody (ICA), insulin autoantibody levels of the patients have been measured at the time they were included in the study and were recorded fro...

ea0041ep480 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Does education effect the rates of prophylactic vaccination in elderly diabetics?

Altay Mustafa , Ates Ihsan , Altay Fatma Aybala , Kaplan Mustafa , Akca Omer , Ozkara Adem

Introduction: This study is performed for inspecting vaccination rates in geriatric patients, negatory effects leading to unvaccination and changes occuring in vaccination rates by patient education.Methods: This study is planned in a combination of two formats: retrospectively for determining last 5 years’ vaccination rates of patients and prospectively for determining the change in vaccination rates after patient education. Totally 579 diabetic pa...

ea0041ep820 | Obesity | ECE2016

Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and its relationship with insulin resistance in obesity

Karakaya Serdar , Altay Mustafa , Kaplan Efe Fatma , Karadag Ibrahim , Unsal Oktay

Aim: In our study we aimed to investigate neutrophil/lymphocyte (N/L) ratio, variations in leukocytes and leukocyte subtypes and relationship between N/L ratio and insulin resistance (IR) in obesity.Material and methods: In this study 250 obese patients data were scanned retrospectively and 96 patients that are convenient to inclusion criteria and has complete file information were included in the study. Forty healthy individual with similar age and sex ...

ea0037ep1015 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

The role of circulating sTWEAK in the pathogenesis of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and its relationship with other cytokines: a pilot study

Altay Mustafa , Ates Ihsan , Yilmaz Fatma Meric , Topcuoclu Canan , Kaplan Mustafa , Altay Fatma Aybala

Objective: We aimed to investigate the role of sTWEAK in the pathogenesis of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (HT) and its relationship with IL-12, IL 17-A and TGF-β1.Methods: Serum TSH, FT4, anti-TG and anti-TPO were measured and thyroid USG was performed to both group. In addition serum samples were collected and sTWEAK, IL 17-A, IL-12 and TGF-β1 were measured.Patients: Six patients (20 patients were euthyroid, 2...