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3. Middle East Longevity Institute - Lebanon

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May 2022 - Volume 17, Issue 1
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From the Editor

Abdulrazak Abyad
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93618

Original Contribution / Clinical Investigation

An update on Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management Part 7: Medical Treatment of Early and Advanced Parkinson’s Disease: Use of Dopamine Agonist
Abdulrazak Abyad, Ahmed sami Hammami (
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2022.93630

Plasma triglycerides and fasting plasma glucose may behave as sensitive acute phase reactants in irritable bowel syndrome
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Engin Altintas, Mehmet Serefettin Canda, Orhan Ekrem Muftuoglu,
Abdulrazak Abyad, Lesley Pocock
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2022.93631

Umbilical hernia should alert physicians about terminal endpoints of the metabolic syndrome in adults
Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Engin Altintas, Mustafa Yaprak,
Ramazan Davran, Abdulrazak Abyad, Lesley Pocock
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2022.93633

Abstracts - MEAMA - Seventh Postgraduate Advanced Course

Determinants of insulin treatment satisfaction in type 2 diabetic older adults
F. Zaouali, N. Lassoued, S. Mhamdi, B. Zantour
W. Alaya, MH. Sfar
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93636

The contribution of electroconvulsive therapy in the treatment of the sliding syndrome in the elderly : A review of the literature
Skini Manel, Dhakoueni Senda
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93637

Treatment of resistant depression in older adults
Sinda Dhakouani, Manel Skini
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93638

Benefits of insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes of the elderly
Sawssan Ben Teber, Wided Besleï , Warda Mahdhaoui
Salem Bouomrani1
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93639

The Relative deprived
Velittin selcuk Engin
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93640

The impact of Health Coaching approach on Advanced Care Planning for Elderlies in Long Term Care Center
Ziad El Ibrik
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93639

Associated factors with metabolic syndrome in elderly patients harboring adrenal incidentaloma: A comparative study
Abdel Mouhaymen Missaoui, Faten Hadj kacem Mariem Belhoul, Salem Jdira, Wafa Belabed, Dhoha Ben Salah, Mouna Elleuch, Fatma Mnif, Nadia Charfi, Mouna Mnif , Nabila Rekik, Mohamed Abid
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93642

Elderly insulin-dependent type 2 diabetics: Are they on the way to therapeutic objectives?
F. Zaouali, N. Lassoued, A. Sondess, W. Alaya M.H. Sfar
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93643

Malnutrition and dependence among insulin-dependent type 2 diabetic older adults
F. Zaouali, N. Lassoued,A. Sondess, W. Alaya, M.H. Sfar
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93644

Hyperhomocysteinemia and venous thrombosis in the elderly
N. Adaily, A. Mzabi, I. Ben Hassine, J. Anoun, M. Karmani, F. Ben Fredj, C. Laouani
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93645

Vitamin K antagonists necrosis in the elderly: a case report
N. Adaily, A. Mzabi, I. Ben Hassine, J. Anoun, M. Karmani, F. Ben Fredj, C. Laouani
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93646

Advanced Care Planning in Long Term Care Facility
Ziad El Ibrik
DOI: 10.5742/MEJAA.2019.93647


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