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Pattern of complications and comorbidities among diabetic patients in a tertiary healthcare center in Nigeria
Background: The prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) among Nigerian adults is increasing. Besides the well-recognized microvascular complications of diabetes, there is also a growing epidemic of macrovascular complications. ...
Clinical features, predictive factors and outcome of hyperglycaemic emergencies in a developing country
(Biomed central, 2009-03)
BACKGROUND: Hyperglycaemic emergencies are common acute complications of diabetes mellitus (DM) but unfortunately, there is a dearth of published data on this entity from Nigeria. This study attempts to describe the clinical ...
Characterization of lipid parameters in diabetes mellitus--a Nigerian report
BACKGROUND: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a disorder that is often associated with cardiovascular events and underlying lipid abnormalities. Cardiovascular complications are common causes of DM deaths in Nigeria yet dyslipidaemia ...
A Coupled Insulin and Meal Effect Neuro-Fuzzy Model for The Prediction of Blood Glucose Level in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients.
Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder that affects the ability of the human body to properly utilize and regulate glucose. It is pervasive world-wide yet tenuous and costly to manage. Diabetes Mellitus is also difficult ...
Diabetes prevention and management: the role of trace minerals
(FSG publications, 2013-11)
Supervised Treatment with Glanil® and Gluformin® Obviates need for Insulin Therapy in Patients with poorly controlled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Objective: To determine the effect of supervised therapy with glibenclamide and metformin on glycaemic control in a selection of patients with poorly controlled type-2 diabetes mellitus in a Nigerian tertiary hospital. Materials ...
My Flanks Aches: Emphysematous Pyelonephritis in a Newly Diagnosed Case of Diabetes Mellitus
Emphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a rare, severe necrotising infection of the renal parenchyma and surrounding tissues. It is usually life‐threatening and should be promptly treated. Here, we report a clinical case of ...
The indications for hospitalisation of people with diabetes and the outcomes: the experience of a secondary health centre in Lagos, Nigeria
(Nigeria Chapter of American Association of clinical endocrinologists, 2008)
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Concomitant diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis as seen in Lagos, Nigeria
(Nigeria Chapter of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2007-10)
Background: The frequency and enhanced severity of infection in uncontrolled diabetes were well known before the discovery of insulin. The association between tuberculosis and diabetes was noted more than a thousand years ...
Dysphagia due to Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
(Nigerian Medical Association, 1994-09)
Diabetes autonomic neuropathy (DAN), affects several systems with varying manifestations. The gastrointestinal system is one of the major targets for damage in long standing diabetes. Clinical manifestation of autonomic ...