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Endocrine-related diseases in the emergency unit of a Tertiary Health Care Center in Lagos: A study of the admission and mortality patterns
INTRODUCTION : Non-communicable diseases are emerging as an important component of the burden of diseases in developing countries. Knowledge on admission and mortality patterns of endocrine-related diseases will give insight ...
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 ...
The adrenal gland and the patient with pulmonary tuberculosis infected with human immunodeficiency virus
Background: The adrenal gland is not spared from the involvement by tuberculosis. One of the recognized causes of adrenal insufficiency (AI) is tuberculosis. AI, mostly at the subclinical level, is common in persons with ...
Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Glucose-Insulin System for Diabetic Therapeutic Management
The pathogenesis of diabetes is still not understood and various potential causes are usually investigated through complex in vitro or in vivo experimentation. A mathematical model able to describe insulin-glucose kinetics ...
Magnitude and gender distribution of obesity and abdominal adiiposity in Nigerians with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Background: Obesity and abdominal adiposity are associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity in diabetes. This study evaluated their magnitude and gender distribution in Nigerians with Type 2 DM attending a tertiary ...
Rural-urban Difference in Plasma Lipid Levels and Prevalence of Dyslipidemia in Hausa-Fulani of North-Western Nigeria
Objectives:To compare the serum lipidslevels, prevalence of dyslipidaemia, and adi-posity of rural versus urban dwellers in Sokoto,Nigeria.Methods:A cross-sectional study was con-ducted in both rural and urban areas ofSokoto, ...
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. ...
Prevalence, associated factors and relationship between prehypertension and hypertension: a study of two ethnic African populations in Northern Nigeria.
To determine the prevalence and relationship between prehypertension and hypertension, we studied 782 ethnic Hausa and Fulanis (men, 409; women, 373) aged 38.9±13.9 years recruited by multistage cluster sampling. Demographic, ...
Pattern Of dyslipidaemia among Nigerians with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Objective: To characterize the pattern of lipid profile abnormalities among Nigerians with type 2 diabetes mellitus attending the Diabetes clinic of a tertiary referral centre in Nigeria. Method: A cross sectional analysis ...
Diabetes prevention and management: the role of trace minerals
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