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ea0070aep482 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Adherence to treatment in 102 tunisian adolescents with type 1 diabetes

Sonda Sellami , Olfa Berriche , Nadra Bendag , Smida Amal , Henda Jamoussi

Background: Type 1 diabetes mellitus is the most common chronic illness in childhood. His treatment involves a multifaceted regimen that includes daily blood glucose monitoring, insulin injections, a dietary plan, and regular exercise. Patients, especially during adolescence, do not fully adhere to the diabetes treatment and, as a result, they appear to be at risk for serious medical complications, including hyperglycemic episodes, Ketoacidosis and microvascular complications ...

ea0070ep224 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Efficiency of ceylon cinnamon on anthropometric indices in polycystic ovary syndrome

Dghaies Salma , Kandara Hajer , Smida Amal , Gharbi Radhouene , Jemel Manel , Kammoun Ines

Introduction: Ceylon cinnamon (CC) has shown its interest in insulin resistance, type2 diabetes and weight loss. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the effects of CC on anthropometric indices in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).Methods: We performed a prospective interventional study, including 13 patients with PCOS, diagnosed according to the Rotterdam criteria, patients having received neither diet education nor Metformin. At T0 all our ...

ea0056ep35 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2018

Do our diabetic patients really manage to recognize hypoglycaemia and to act properly in front of it?

Jemai Chaima , Bn Amor Nadia , Smida Amal , Khessairi Nadia , Zarrouk Mariem , Temessek Aroua , Hajer Tertek , Ben Mami Faika

Introduction: Therapeutic education is very important in any patient with a chronic disease such as diabetes. The objective of our study is to evaluate the knowledge of diabetic patients already educated about hypoglycemia.Materials and methods: This is a prospective study conducted on 50 diabetic patients hospitalized for equilibration of their diabetes in the “C” service of the Tunis National Institute of Nutrition and who were educated befor...

ea0056ep61 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2018

What is the knowledge of a population of Tunisian diabetic women on the diabetic foot?

Jemai Chaima , Amor Nadia Ben , Smida Amal , Sellami Senda , Zarrouk Mariem , Tertek Hajer , Temessek Aroua , Mami Faika Ben

Introduction: The diabetic foot is a public health problem in Tunisia. The objective of our study is to evaluate the knowledge of diabetic patients on this entity.Material and method: This is a prospective study involving 60 diabetic patients hospitalized at C service of diabetology and nutritional diseases at the National Institute of Nutrition of Tunis. The knowledge of these diabetics was assessed using a pre-established questionnaire.<p class="ab...