hrp0082p2-d1-364 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity | ESPE2014

The Association Between Self-Reported Sleep Quality, Ghrelin Hormone and Obese Children and Adolescents

El-Ashmawy Abeer , Eyada Iman , Mohamed Nahed , Attya Mona , Abdel-Ghaffar Shereen , Farouk Marwa

Background: Sleep quality, ghrelin hormone and obesity are associated with metabolic syndrome.Objective and hypotheses: To study associations between sleep duration, level of ghrelin and obesity in children and adolescents.Method: A prospective study was conducted on 50 children (their mean age: 8.7±3.2 years) with simple exogenous obesity (BMI SDS >2) recruited from Diabetes Endocrine and Metabolism Pediatric Unit, Childr...

hrp0084p2-286 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Assessment of Ventricular Function by Tissue Doppler Echocardiography in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Abdelghaffar Shereen , Salah Nermeen , Attia Mona , Hafez Mona , Mamdouh Mona , Atef Abeer , Elmougy Fatma , Abdelaty Sahar , Ibrahim Amany , Mehawed Hend , Musa Noha , Arafa Noha , Farouk Marwa , Ismail Mohamed , Abdelaziz Faten , Fattouh Aya , Hussein Eman , Ghali Isis

Background: Tissue Doppler echocardiography can predict early stages and progression of diabetic cardiac changes; especially ventricular dysfunction, a complication that adversely affect the quality of life and prognosis of the disease.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study was to assess systolic and diastolic functions of both ventricles in type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients by conventional and Tissue Doppler echocardiography, and to correlate card...