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Monitoring of International Diabetes Federation-recommended Clinical Diabetes Indicators in a Public Health Centre in Southwest Trinidad

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.026
Pages: 
566–70
Synopsis: 
A medical record audit was conducted within a public regional health centre to quantify availability of diabetes clinical indicators and to provide rates of disease control according to regional guidelines. Reporting patterns are improving but remain a limitation for patient management.

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Objectives: To examine availability of International Diabetes Federation (IDF)-recommended diabetes indicators in the medical charts of patients in active care at a public health centre in southwest Trinidad and Tobago, and to determine clinical status of the patient population according to Caribbean Health Research Council/Pan American Health Organization (CHRC/PAHO) guidelines for disease control.

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24 Feb, 2014
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e-Published: 20 Jun, 2014

Application of Modified Glomerular Filtration Rate Estimation Equations in Chinese Diabetic Patients with Chronic Kidney Diseases

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimjopen.2014.273
Pages: 
209–12
Synopsis: 
The Ruijin equation is more applicable in Chinese diabetic and chronic kidney diseases patients than the Cockcroft-Gault and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease formulae.
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Objective: To evaluate the applicability of modified formulae based on plasma creatinine levels in Chinese diabetic patients with chronic kidney diseases (CKD).
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31 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 14 Sep, 2015

Assessment of Limited Joint Mobility of the Hand in Black Africans with Diabetes Mellitus and in Non-diabetics

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506–11
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Limited Joint Mobility (LJM) variant of diabetic hand syndrome is assessed in black Africans with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) to characterize and determine its prevalence and severity. Black Africans with Type 2 DM have moderately severe LJM with a prevalence of 26.3%.

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e-Published: 20 Sep, 2013

Potential Health Problems with the Use of Energy Drinks

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1–2

INTRODUCTION

The use of energy drinks has significantly increased in the Caribbean and worldwide as aggressive marketing campaigns target adolescents and young adults. More than 30% of adolescents reported using energy drinks and surveys have revealed that energy drinks are consumed by 30% to 50% of adolescents and young adults (1, 2). In a study in college students, 51% of participants reported consuming greater than one energy drink each month (3).

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Effect of Moderate Ethanol Administration on Biochemical Indices in Streptozotocin-diabetic Wistar Rats

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3–9
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Moderate ethanol administration did not affect fasting blood glugose and HbA1c, but altered the lipid profile of streptozotocin-diabetic rats. Moderate ethanol intake may further increase the risk of complications in diabetes.

 

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Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the effect of moderate ethanol administration on the biochemical indices in streptozotocin (STZ)-diabetic rats.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Periodontal Therapy and Gingival Health in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.424
Synopsis: 
Gingival epithelial cells by were evaluated by exfoliative cytology in patients with type 2 DM and periodontal disease before and peridontal therapy and noteworthy differences were found in patients with DM type 2 comparing to systemically healthy patients

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Objective:Due to difficult identification of pathologic conditions of oral mucosa in diabetic patients, the aim of the study was to evaluate gingival epithelial cells by exfoliative cytology in patients with type 2 DM and periodontal disease before and after periodontal therapy.

Accepted: 
01 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 05 Sep, 2016

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The Alarming Increase of Diabetes in Bermuda

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.439
Pages: 
685–6
 
Accepted: 
11 Aug, 2015
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e-Published: 20 Aug, 2015

Changes in Some Liver Enzymes in Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats fed Sapogenin Extract from Bitter Yam (Dioscorea polygonoides) or Commercial Diosgenin

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97–101
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The consumption of sapogenin extract from bitter yam by diabetic rats results in changes in the metabolism of glucose with subsequent reduction in plasma glucose concentration.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

The Antimicrobial Screening of a Barbadian Medicinal Plant with Indications for Use in the Treatment of Diabetic Wound Infections

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.223
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861–4
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This article highlights the investigation of the antimicrobial activity of the plant Justicia secunda, and it seeks to promote the need for further research efforts in the discovery of novel antimicrobial agents from medicinal plants.

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e-Published: 24 Jun, 2013

The Antimicrobial Screening of a Barbadian Medicinal Plant with Indications for Use in the Treatment of Diabetic Wound Infections

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10.7727/wimj.2011.223

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e-Published: 20 Feb, 2013

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