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Glycaemic indices, glycaemic load and digestibility index of common Nigeria meals
Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the world, with 382 million people affected worldwide. The management of this condition has focused more on drug management with only recent efforts being placed on physical ...
Recent Developments in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus
The prevalence of diabetes is assuming epidemic proportion. Diabetes mellitus is the commonest endocrine condition seen in medical practice. Unfortunately, large proportion of practitioners are not well informed about the ...
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 ...
Concormitant Diabetes Mellitus and Tuberculosis as seen in Lagos, Nigeria
Background: The frequency and enhanced severity of infection in uncontrolled diabetes were well known before and after discovery of insulin. The association between tuberculosis and diabetes was noted more than a thousand ...
Global challenges in health: effect of westernization on the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in Nigeria
Diabetes mellitus is a common non communicable disease which appears to be assuming epidemic proportions worldwide with 382 million people affected worldwide. Current estimates describe Nigeria as having about 4 million ...
Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Diagnosis and Management
The objective of this manuscript is to review the clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of diabetic ketoacidosis, one of the most common acute complications of diabetes mellitus. We performed a medline search ...