Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0099ep487 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2024

Correlation between depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus in durres community

Xhemollari Ira , Elezi Bucpapaj Edlira , Ylli Agron

Background: Worldwide, depression is the second-leading cause of disability and diabetic patients have more chances to develop depression compared to non-diabetic people. The aim of our study is to estimate the prevalence of depression among type 2 diabetes patients and to investigate the sociodemographic and clinical factors associated with the presence of depression among these patients in Regional Hospital of Durres, Albania.Methods: Through a cross-s...

ea0099ep443 | Thyroid | ECE2024

Assessment of iodine deficiency among pregnant women in tirana, albania

Xhemollari Ira , Ylli Dorina , Ylli Agron

Background: Iodine Deficiency (ID) represent a significant public health problem globally, particularly among pregnant women.Aim: To estimate the prevalence and predictors of ID among pregnant women residing in Durres AlbaniaMethods: A survey cross-sectional study conducted on 162 pregnant women, from May to June 2021. Demographic information, iodized salt usage, and other clinical information were collected using a questionnaire c...

ea0073ep81 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Covid-19 and dexamethasone treatment as a cause of Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State in a patient with unknown diabetes mellitus before. A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Mihaj Ina , Xhemollari Ira , Xhindi Marsela , Ylli Agron

IntroductionCOVID-19 can precipitate hyperglycaemic emergencies like Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State (HHS) in patients with or without DM. It is currently hypothesized that COVID-19 may have a diabetogenic effect in addition to the stress-related response of glucose metabolism in severe illness. Dexamethasone reduces mortality in people with COVID-19 who require ventilation or oxygen therapy but can impair glucose metabolism. We present a case with HHS...