Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep378 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Diabetes in the elderly: adherence and particularities of treatment

Mizouri Ramla , Mahjoub Faten , Ben Othman Rym , Ben Amor Nadia , Olfa Berriche , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Elderly diabetics are often fragile patients at high cardiovascular risk. The medical, human and socio-economic impact of diabetes is heavy in the elderly. Symptoms in this particular population are often insidious and atypical, which can delay diagnosis and the establishment of effective treatment. Indeed, management is not always easy because it must take into account multiple parameters. The objective of our study was to study the observance and particularitie...

ea0090oc12.4 | Oral Communications 12: Environmental Endocrinology | ECE2023

Micronutrient deficiency screening in obese patients

Olfa Berriche , Khalaf Rahma , Amor Nadia Ben , Othman Rym Ben , Gamoudi Amel , Kacem Awatef , Henda Jamoussi

Background and Aim: A direct link between obesity and micronutrient deficiencies has been established. These nutritional dificencies are mainly caused by poor-quality diets but also due to increased demands and have been associated with a wide range of physiological and functional impairments. The aim of this study was to assess the nutritional status of obese patients and to investigate the possible association between funnctional disorders and micronutrient intake.<p cla...

ea0090ep324 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Micronutrient deficiencies and functional disorders of postmenopausal diabetic women

Olfa Berriche , Ben Jemaa Hana , Gamoudi Amel , Othman Rym Ben , Amor Nadia Ben , Henda Jamoussi

Aim of the study: Functional disorders might be caused by micronutrient deficiencies. The objective of our study is to screen the micronutrient deficiencies of postmenopausal diabetic women and determine their impact on the functional disorders.Methods: This is a cross-sectional descriptive study made within the National Institute of Nutrition of Tunis, including 55 postmenopausal diabetic women which benefited from a dietary survey. Functional disorders...

ea0090ep333 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Sleep quality and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

Khiari Hager , Mahjoub Faten , Trabelsi Syrine , Amor Nadia Ben , Mizouri Ramla , Othman Rym Ben , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Sleep is essential for the proper functioning and the well-being of the body. Poor sleep quality has many negative effects on the patient health. The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of sleep disorders in patients with type 2 diabetes and to identify the associated factors.Methods: It is a cross-sectional study including 51 patients and conducted in the nutrition department A of the institute of nutrition of Tunis. The patie...

ea0090ep453 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

High blood pressure in obese patients: body composition and dietary patterns

Khalaf Rahma , Olfa Berriche , Khamassi Sana , Mizouri Ramla , Amor Nadia Ben , Othman Rym Ben , Henda Jamoussi

Background and Aim: Obesity is a major risk for the development of hypertension. These cardiovascular risk factors are associated with nutritional targets. The aim of our study was to determine clinical characteristics, body composition and hypertension-related dietary patterns of obese patients with high blood pressure.Methods: This was a cross sectional study including 70 patiens. Clinical characteristics, anthropometric measures were collected. Body c...

ea0090ep474 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Assessment of diabetic patients’ knowledge of the diabetic foot

Dalhoum Meriam , Olfa Berriche , Othman Rym Ben , Amor Nadia Ben , Mizouri Ramla , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Trophic disorders of the diabetic foot and their complications represent a major public health problem. Treatment must be accompanied by quality therapeutic education to allow patients to self-manage their disease. The objective of this work is to evaluate, with the help of a questionnaire, the knowledge of diabetic patients on the diabetic foot.Materials and Methods: We conducted a descriptive, cross-sectional study among 50 diabetic patie...

ea0099ep657 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2024

Environmental factors on childhood obesity: a comparative study

Othman Rym Ben , Salma Abadlia , Ramla Mizouri , Olfa Berriche , Emna Talbi , Rihab Yamoun , Amal Salem

Introduction: Childhood obesity is a major global health problem that has reached alarming levels. We conducted our study to determine the influence of environmental factors on this international scourge. Methods: It was a comparative study involving 50 obese children (G1) and 35 normal-weight children (G2) aged between 6 and 13 years old. Our study was conducted in the outpatient department of Bechir-Hamza ChildrenÂ’s Hospital of Tunis, Tunisia from...

ea0099ep658 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2024

Impact of maternal factors on childhood obesity

Othman Rym Ben , Salma Abadlia , Ramla Mizouri , Olfa Berriche , Emna Talbi , Wissal Ghamgui , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Childhood obesity is influenced by various factors. Maternal health plays a crucial role in this public concern. We carried out our study aiming to uncover key insights into this relationship. Methods: It was comparative study in the outpatient department of Bechir-Hamza ChildrenÂ’s Hospital of Tunis, Tunisia, from December 26, 2022 to February 1, 2023. The study included 50 obese children (G1) and 35 normal-weight children (G2) aged be...

ea0099ep857 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2024

Screening for obliterating arteriopathy of the lower limbs in type 2 diabetics using the systolic pressure index

Mizouri Ramla , Olfa Berriche , Ben Othman Rym , Ben Amor Nadia , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Lower limb arterial disease (PAAD) is a serious complication of diabetes and is particularly common in patients at high cardiovascular risk. Its management in diabetic patients is a major public health problem, with sometimes tragic consequences for the patient. The objective of our work was to detect PAD in type 2 diabetics.Materials and Methods: This was a descriptive cross-sectional study involving 122 type 2 diabetics hospitalized at th...

ea0081ep405 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Impact of obesity on the development of respiratory abnormalities

Mizouri Ramla , Ben Othman Rym , Ben Amor Nadia , Mahjoub Faten , Yamoun Rihab , Abadlia Salma , Olfa Berriche , Henda Jamoussi

Introduction: Obesity exposes to multiple complications, including cardiovascular and metabolic ones. It can also cause respiratory problems, which are still insufficiently researched. The objective of this study was to detect respiratory abnormalities in a group of obese people followed in an obesity unit.Methods: This was a descriptive and analytical cross-sectional study of 100 obese patients consulting at the human obesity research unit of the Nation...