Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors in an Urban and Rural Metropolis in Ghana
Shani Issah, Matilda Steiner Aseidu, Angelina O Danquah, Obed Harrison Akwaa, Abdul Kadir, Kamal Sumani Mumuni, Iddrisu Salifu and Abdulai Mutala
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 22, 2022
Diabetes mellitus (Type 2) is a chronic disease characterized by high fasting blood glucose that can affect people without detection at onset until after some time in life. Early diagnoses and management usually lead to a better quality of life of an individual. The predisposing factors associated with the disease among same population can vary as a result of genetic composition and susceptibility of every single individual....
Fistuloclysis and Chyme Reinfusion: Novel Feeding in a Rare Case with Multiple Fistulae following Surgery
Siong Pang, Angela Vivanti, Mark Landy and Bradley Morris
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 07, 2022
Fistuloclysis and chyme reinfusion is a complex method of feeding that has not been widely used at our tertiary hospital. This case study of this 62-year-old male admitted with post-operative complications to our facility for consideration of surgical repair. This case study aims to describe the challenges faced by the multidisciplinary team when implementing fistuloclysis and chyme reinfusion while attempting to achieve nutritional goals and achieve positive patient outcomes. We also describe s...
Prevalence of Anemia and its Associated Factors among Antenatal Care Attendees in the Public Health Facilities of Pawi District, Northwest, Ethiopia, 2020
Tola Eteffa, Azimeraw Arega, Bezawit Abejie, Wondu Feyisa, Fentahun Alemnew, Asteray Asme, Nigusu Ayalew, Alemwork Abie, Eden Asmare, Tigist Wubet and Kebede Feyisa
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 23, 2022
Anemia is a medical disorder and in pregnant women, it is diagnosed when the hemoglobin level of red blood cells less than 11 grams/deciliter, which reduces oxygen-carrying capacity of red blood cells to tissues. It is a major public health problem for pregnant mothers. Anemia is largely preventable and easily treatable, if detected in time, however, it remains one of the causes of maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries. Understanding the prevalence of a...
Dietary Neurolipidomics in Alzheimer’s Disease
Efstathia Kalli and Panayiotis Vlamos
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 20, 2022
The promising area of lipidomics has received a major interest as exploring panels of lipid biomarkers and their metabolic pathways might contribute to the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease allowing novel therapeutic targets. Dysfunctions in lipid metabolism have been associated with metabolic disorders as well as with aging and neurodegenerative diseases. Neurolipidomics is beginning to provide new insights into the pathophysiology of AD through identification of plasma and cerebral lipi...
Evaluation of Vitamin D3 Content in Selected Dried, Canned and Smoked Fish
Sahar M Kamel, Hajer A Alboudrees and Hala H Alotaibi
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: January 22, 2022
The aim of the current study was to shed light on vitamin D3 content in some fishery products that may help the consumers to meet their requirement of vitamin D. The selected products included dried shrimp and fish (sardines and mackerel), canned tuna, sardines, salmon, anchovies and smoked salmon and herring. Vitamin D3, moisture, fat content, antioxidant activity and pH values were estimated for these products, and the percent daily value of vitamin D was calculated. The results revealed that ...