International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017

  • Forward and Backward Logistic Regression Analysis to Give the Estimation of Tight Diabetes Control: Review

    Mansour Awad M., Al Shalahi Mohammed H., Al Johani Abdulrahman, Rami M. Al Mutairi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 28 January 2017
    Accepted: 13 February 2017
    Published: 2 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijde.20170201.11
    Abstract: Poor glycemic control is a major public health problem. In Saudi Arabia, the incidence of poor glycemic control was high among patients with diabetes mellitus. Good glycemic control is a major objective for the prevention or postponement of long-term complications from diabetes. Marker of diabetes control is the glycosylated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c).... Show More
  • Assessment of Glycemic Control and Hemoglobinopathy: When HbA1c Testing Is Unreliable in High Risk Cardiovascular Patients

    Clauden Louis

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 5-9
    Received: 2 January 2017
    Accepted: 18 January 2017
    Published: 15 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijde.20170201.12
    Abstract: To assess the evidence underlying Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) in patients with hemoglobinopathy and the use of this modality to evaluate confounders, sources of error, upcoming developments and reach evidence-based conclusions on their optimal use in patients who require tight glucose control. This was a retrospective chart review of 7 patients with dat... Show More
  • Association of Serum Bilirubin, Serum Malondialdehyde and Glycemic Control with Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects

    Shumaila Shaikh, Azhar Memon, Muhammad Atif Ata, Hina, Haji Khan Khoharo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 10-14
    Received: 12 February 2017
    Accepted: 4 March 2017
    Published: 22 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijde.20170201.13
    Abstract: Objective: Determine the serum bilirubin, serum malondialdehyde (MDA) and glycemic control with retinopathy in type 2 Diabetes mellitus. Subjects and Methods: The present case control study was conducted at the Department of Medicine, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro/Hyderabad from January 2014 to February 2015. 50 type 2 ... Show More
  • Insomnia, Fatigue, and Some Associated Factors Among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

    Hyder Osman Mirghani

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, March 2017
    Pages: 15-18
    Received: 17 February 2017
    Accepted: 14 March 2017
    Published: 27 March 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijde.20170201.14
    Abstract: Both the quantity and quality of sleep are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus; sleep has emerged as a novel target for prevention. In the current study, we aimed to assess insomnia and fatigue among patients with type 2 diabetes in Tabuk City, Saudi Arabia. A cross-sectional study conducted among 246 patients with type 2 diabetes during the p... Show More