International Journal of

Diabetes and Clinical ResearchISSN: 2377-3634


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410115

Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Outpatients with Essential Hypertension in a Rural Tertiary Hospital

Ogunmola Olarinde Jeffrey, Ajani Gbadebo Oladimeji and Olabinri Eunice Oluremi

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: December 16, 2019

To determine the prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) in patients with essential hypertension attending outpatient medical clinic in a rural community setting of a developing country. This cross-sectional study included patients of a medical outpatient clinic in Federal Teaching Hospital Ido Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Study patients were consecutively recruited from Cardiac clinic and baseline investigations obtained from the patients’ files were evaluated including Fasting Blood Glucose (FB...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410114

Type 2 Diabetes Prevalence, Distribution and Risk Factors in St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies

Jeanita W Richardson, Kelsie D Kelly, Trina K Kumodzi, Nicole Slack Liburd and Hazel Laws, MD

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: November 28, 2019

This study in collaboration with the St. Kitts & Nevis Ministry of Health (MOH) investigated the prevalence of type 2 diabetes and its risk factors, the second leading cause of death in the country. Medical records of patients between the ages of 18 and 75 as of January 1, 2010 treated between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2015 in the government-funded health centers (HCs) were eligible for inclusion (N = 2737). All HC visits (n = 4169) generated by a representative sample of patients (n = 76...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-3634/1410113

Effect of Antihypertensive Agents on Biochemical Parameters in Diabetic Patients in Taif - KSA

Niveen M. Daoud, Ola A. Qadi, Dania O. Al-talhi and Hanan Kamal Al-sharabi

Article Type: Clinical Study | First Published: October 21, 2019

Hypertension and diabetes mellitus are chronic medical conditions that frequently coexist. Our objective is to evaluate the effect of Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and Angiotensin II receptor blockers comparatively and in integration with Metformin, dipeptidyl 4 inhibitors and insulin on lipid profile, serum creatinine, liver enzymes and electrolytes in type II diabetic patients. Hypertension and diabetes mellitus are chronic medical conditions that frequently coexist. Obesity, high s...

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