International Journal of

Diabetes and Clinical ResearchISSN: 2377-3634

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410172

Glycaemic Control and Weight Reduction in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patient Using a Wholly Nigerian Diet - A Hospital Based Study

Sokiprim Akoko, MBBS, MSc, Iyeopu M Siminialayi, B Med Sc, MBBS, MSc, MD and Sunday Chinenye, MBBS, FWACP, FACE, FLCPS

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/09/15

Weight gain is linked to poor glycemic control in Type 2 Diabetes patients especially in resource restrained environment, and it is made worse by the lack of access to sustainable treatment options in these same environments. Due to poverty and limited financial resources, these individuals must prioritize safer, locally accessible, and scientifically tested methods of managing their health. Targeted lifestyle therapies have been shown to be clinically beneficial and reasonably priced for the pr...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410173

In a Changing World of Disease Prevalence, We Must Change Our Differentials: A Case of Diabetic Myonecrosis

Chloe W Caudell, Jon D Wilson, MD and William S Sessions, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/09/15

The terms diabetic myonecrosis, diabetic myositis, and diabetic muscle infarction all describe the same microangiopathic rare complication associated with poorly controlled diabetes mellitus [1]. Diabetic myonecrosis is so rare that less than 200 cases have been reported [2]. Diabetic myonecrosis usually presents as a confusing picture of proximal lower extremity edema and extreme pain, with non-specific laboratory values....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410171

Determinants of Glucose Imbalance and its Effects on Developing Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban and Rural Ghanaian Community

Shani Issah, Obed Akwaa Harrison, Angelina O Danquah, Kamal Sumani Mumuni, Iddrisu Salifu, Mutala Abdulai and Matilda Steiner Aseidu

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: 2023/06/30

Glucose imbalance or impaired fasting glycemia refers to a condition where there is imbalance in blood sugar levels in an individual. This is usually influenced by the inability of the kidneys to properly convert excess sugar into a form that can easily be eliminated from the body. Accumulation of excess sugar in the body leads to the occurrence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus with its associated complications. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410170

Back to the Beginning: Diagnosis Experiences of Persons with Type Two Diabetes

Christie Haase, RN, BSN, FNP

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: 2023/05/24

One in ten adults in the United States has diabetes; the vast majority are diagnosed with type two diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Even though diabetes care has significantly evolved, and a wide variety of pharmacological treatments are available, approximately one-half of people with type two diabetes do not achieve a hemoglobin A1C of less than seven percent. In addition, self-management is a consequential contributor to glycemic control....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410169

Incidence and Predictors of Diabetic Retinopathy among Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetic Patients at Chronic Follow-Up Clinic of University of Gondar Specialized Hospital: A Retrospective Follow-Up Study

Worku Chekol Tassew, Nigussie Birhan and Yemataw Zewdu

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: 2023/05/10

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of type 2 diabetes resulting from long-term accumulated damage to retinal blood vessels and one of the life-threatening complications and is the most common cause of acquired blindness in adults and it affects 93 million people worldwide. DR is the principal cause of blindness in adults of working age and responsible for a worsening in quality of life despite preventable and treatable causes....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410168

The Effect of Hyperglycemia on Outcome in COVID-19 Patients with Known Diabetes: A Retrospective Observational Study

Yudhyavir Singh, Abhishek Singh, Surbhi, Kapil Dev Soni, Richa Aggarwal and Anjan Trikha

Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: 2023/05/05

The blood glucose level in a patient with diabetes is an important prognostic factor for any form of severe illness requiring intensive care hospitalization. We conducted this retrospective study to examine the effect of hyperglycemia on outcomes in patients with diabetes with coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410155

Effective Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus by Resonance Medicine

Praznikov Victor

Article Type: Literature Review | First Published: March 31, 2022

The first type of diabetes is insulin dependent. As a rule, in such patients, more often children or adolescents, the full range of consequences of reduced immunity is revealed. At the same time, cholecystitis is diagnosed, possibly gallstones, pyelonephritis, and kidney stones. As a rule, chlamydia, a large number of viruses, fungi, helminths are detected. All this is entered into the prescription for the preparation of the drug for treatment. Beta-cells of the pancreas in some patients with th...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410154

Association between Smoking and the Switching to Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Zuhal Aydan SAGLAM, Tayyibe SALER and Şennur KÖSE

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: March 12, 2022

Since no studies have been published on how active smoking affects switching to insulin therapy, we aimed to investigate the role of smoking on switching to insulin therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. A total of 532 type 2 diabetes mellitus patients, who started insulin treatment due to the inability to achieve glycemic control with maximum oral anti-diabetic treatment, were included in the study. The patients were divided into three groups according to their smoking status at the beg...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410153

Epidermal Growth Factor Outperforms Placebo in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer: A Meta-Analysis

Fazal Rahim, Xie Yan, Nida Bibi, Shah Nawaz and Yao Ming

Article Type: Meta Analysis | First Published: February 18, 2022

A diabetic foot ulcer is a life-threatening ailment caused by the widespread prevalence of diabetes. To overcome the inherent problem, several growth factors, as well as their various combinations, have showed promising effect in aiding diabetic foot ulcer healing. However, contradictory or paradoxical results are often available, debates about this issue have never ceased so far. Therefore, a comprehensive meta-analysis was performed to compare the efficacy and safety of epidermal growth factor...

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