hrp0084p2-285 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Implementation of Effective Transition from Paediatric to Adult Diabetes Care: Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics – A Pioneering Experience in North Africa

Leila Essaddam , Zinet Turki , Zohra Fitouri , Claude Ben Slama , Nadia Matoussi , Saayda Ben Becher

Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder requiring daily care to prevent both acute and chronic complications. Healthcare providers are challenged to manage the transition of adolescents from paediatric to adult diabetes services. Until recent date, this change of the medical team was lived by teenagers as a tearing and a discontinuity of the medical care.Objective and hypotheses: While centres providing structured integrated pa...

hrp0084p3-1213 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Hyperthyroidism in Children and Adolescents: Causes, When and How to Treat – A Tunisian Experience

Leila Essaddam , Wafa Kallali , Rahma Guedri , Zohra Fitouri , Nadia Matoussi , Saayda Ben Becher

Background: Hyperthyroidism is considered to be rare in children; its clinical profile is different and the most cause is Grave’s disease (GD).Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate clinical features and evolution of childhood hyperthyroidism.Method: Longitudinal retrospective study of children diagnosed with hyperthyroidism in an endocrinology unit in a children hospital in Tunisia.Results: Seven cases o...