Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p782 | Obesity | ECE2013

Prevalence of obesity, diabetes and prediabetes in Tirana, the capital of Albania 2010–2011

Toti Florian , Bruka Luftime , Kelmendi Matilda , Cakerri Luljeta , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Obesity and diabetes are strongly associated as causes of morbi-mortality in developing countries. The aim of our study was to evaluate the prevalence of overweight, obesity and undiagnosed diabetes in Tirana district, where 1/4 of the total population lives.Method: Anthropometric and capillary glucose measures for healthy people unknown of diabetes. Diabetes familiar anamnesis, HTA treatment and smoking were included in the questionnaire.<...

ea0041ep458 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Identification of LADA in normal weight diabetic Albanian population

Husi Gerond , Golemi Ersida , Ylli Dorina , Kelmendi Matilda , Furreraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Petrela Elizana , Ylli Zamira , Kolici Emirvina

Background: Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA) constitutes 5–10% of the population with diabetes. Early diagnosis of LADA prevents misdiagnostification of type 2 diabetes and helps in the optimal treatment of patients, while maintaining a residual B cell function and delaying the time of their destruction.Aim: The aim of the study identifying groups with higher risk of LADA in an Albanian population.Material and metho...