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Comparison of glycaemic indices of some local beans (Vigna unguiculata [Linn] Walp varieties) in Nigerians
Background: Beans are recommended for their richness and for their salutary effect on blood glucose. Inter-species differences impact on blood glucose. What appeared unknown is whether varieties of beans of the same species ...
Adrenocortical Function In Nigerians With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
OBJECTIVE: This study sets out to determine the prevalence of adrenocortical insufficiency in persons with HIV infection by determining the response to low-dose (1 µg) ACTH stimulation. DESIGN: An experimental study ...
Comparison of low dose and standard dose adrenocorticotropin stimulation tests in healthy Nigerians
(University College Hospital, 2010)
Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis dysfunction is a potentially life-threatening condition. It is of paramount importance that safe, reliable diagnostic tests be available to identify patients at risk for adrenal ...
Insulin Resistance In Semi-Urban South Western Nigeria And It’s Relationship With Indices Of Obesity
(Nigerian chapter of American association of clinical endocrinologists, 2012)
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that currently more than 246 million people have diabetes worldwide, and this figure is expected to reach 380 million by 2030. Although insulin resistance is a modifiable ...
Relationship between liver function tests and thyroid hormones in thyroid disorders
(National postgraduate medical college of Nigeria, 2013-09)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To evaluated the effect of thyroid dysfunction on liver function tests and if there is any correlation between them. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 68 subjects (40 hyperthyroid and 28 hypothyroid) ...
Adrenocortical function in Nigerian patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB)
(University College Hospital, 2011)
Addison's disease was frequently consequent upon affectation of the glands by tuberculosis. Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) is still very common in Nigeria but no report on the functional status of the adrenal cortex in ...