Hala M Assem

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Although obesity is a frequent feature of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), many patients with type 1 DM are prone to high body mass index (BMI). We measured serum leptin concentrations in a cohort of children (n = 55) with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM), as well as their anthropometric parameters including BMI, skin fold thickness at multiple sites, and midarm(More)
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) is an autoimmune disease that selectively destroys insulin-secreting pancreatic beta cells. Anticardiolipin antibody is an autoantibody directed against cell membranes. An association of this antibody with diabetes mellitus has not been widely reported. The current investigation was performed to determine the(More)
With the increasing awareness of incipient and subclinical malnutrition in children several nutritional indices have been suggested for the early recognition of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM). We evaluated plasma albumin, transferrin, and fibronectin levels in 15 children with PEM and compared them with those of 10 well-nourished children. The results(More)
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