hrp0095p2-77 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Rituximab Role in Preservation of Pancreatic Beta Cells in Patients Newly Diagnosed With Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Report of 2 Palestinian Cases.

Eida Hasan , Mansour Ahmad , Eleyan Tamara

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is a condition caused by the clonal generation of autoantibodies by B cells. Rituximab, an immunosuppressive agent, has been shown in studies to protect pancreatic function in individuals newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). We investigated the effects of rituximab in two individuals with newly diagnosed T1DM. Case 1 was a 10-year-old boy, and Case 2 was a 4-year-old girl, both of whom had T1DM. Insulin secretion capability was ...

hrp0097p1-528 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2023

Seasonality in growth of preschool children in Palestine, a pilot study

Eida Hasan , Mansour Ahmad , Abdelhafez Mohammad , Elayan Tamara , Mansour Maryam , Abu Rob Alaa , Alghneimat Bilal , Rfidi Iyad

Introduction: Genetics, diet, and physical activity are just a few of the variables that determine child growth rates, but seasonal variations in these variables can also have an impact on growth patterns. Among kids aged four and five, we looked at the seasonality of changes in height, body weight, and BMI.Methods: This was a pilot study carried out in Palestine at a private school where psychological factors could be r...