hrp0089wg4.7 | ESPE Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics Working Group | ESPE2018

Use of Social Media for Improving Glucose Control in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Use of Social Media for Improving Glucose Control in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Petrovski Goran

One potential solution in improving Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) management is the use of technology, providing additional opportunities to support management, maintain and improve communication and engagement with healthcare services. Patients use Internet to search and interact with a community of patients with similar problems; to share clinical information; and to provide and receive support. Facebook with over 2.1 billion active monthly users worldwide is important source of inf...

hrp0097rfc8.4 | Fat, metabolism and obesity 2 | ESPE2023

Understanding the genetics of early onset obesity in a cohort of children from Qatar

Mohammed Idris , Haris Basma , Al-Barazenji Tara , Vasudeva Dhanya , Tomei Sara , Al Azwani Iman , Dauleh Hajar , Shehzad Saira , Chirayath Shiga , Mohamadsalih Ghassan , Petrovski Goran , Khalifa Amel , love Donald , Al-Shafai Mashael , Hussain Khalid

Context: Monogenic obesity (MO) is a rare form of obesity due to pathogenic variants in genes implicated in the leptin-melanocortin signaling pathway and accounts for around 5% of severe early-onset obesity. Mutations in the MC4R and Leptin genes are the commonest causes of MO. Determining the genetic causes has important clinical benefits as novel therapeutic interventions were developed for some forms of MO.Objective:<...

hrp0097fc3.5 | Fat, metabolism and obesity 1 | ESPE2023

Early corneal nerve loss in children with obesity and type 2 diabetes

Gad Hoda , Dauleh Hajar , Chirayath Shiga , Pasha Maheen , Haris Basma , Amin Rasha , Afyouni Houda , Petrovski Goran , Shehzad Saira , Khalifa Amel , Mohammed Ahmed Elwaseila , Mohamadsalih Ghassan , Campbell Judith , Jolkka Sari , Biglang-awa Roshirl , Cuatrona Erlinda , Inso Gina , Razon Gerald , A. Hendaus Mohamed , Elgassim Einas , N. Petropoulos Ioannis , Ponirakis Georgios , A. Malik Rayaz , Hussain Khalid

Background: Childhood obesity is highly prevalent in the MENA region and may be associated with sub-clinical neuropathy.Methods: Children with obesity with normal glucose tolerance (NGT), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and Type 2 diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and healthy controls (HC) underwent body composition analysis, assessment of vibration perception threshold (VPT), monofilament sensitivity and corneal confocal micros...