International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Characteristics of Type 2 Diabetes Patients and Their Association with the Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Risk Factors at Thika Level Five Hospital in Kenya

    Thuita Ann Watetu, Kiage Nyanchama Beatrice, Onyango Arnold N., Makokha Anselimo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 35-48
    Received: Jan. 25, 2019
    Accepted: Mar. 20, 2019
    Published: May 10, 2019
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    Abstract: Type 2 diabetes is a public health problem and one of the most common life threatening conditions globally, due to its related complications that are usually very costly to treat, with increasing number of people being diagnosed with this condition each year. Presence of the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and cardiovascular risks in Type 2 Diabetes pati... Show More
  • Association Between Nurses’ Years of Practice and Knowledge on Insulin Therapy at Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, the Gambia: A Cross-sectional Study

    Tobiloba Oyejide Alex Omotosho, Haddy Tunkara-Bah, Tomilayo Felicity Omotosho, Pateh Saho

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 49-56
    Received: Apr. 20, 2019
    Accepted: May 28, 2019
    Published: Jun. 11, 2019
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to measure the association between years of nursing practice and knowledge of insulin therapy among nurses in Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, The Gambia. A hospital-based descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among 127 randomly selected trained nurses. Data were collected using a self-administered que... Show More
  • Description of the Level of Ansietas of Patients of Diabetes Mellitusin Kendal District

    Livana P. H., Indah Permata Sari, Hermanto

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 57-61
    Received: Nov. 21, 2018
    Accepted: Dec. 21, 2018
    Published: Jun. 12, 2019
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    Abstract: Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder associated with a system in the body, due to various factors, characterized by hyperglycemia and hyperlipidaemia, due to a lack of secretion or ineffectiveness of insulin secreted by the pancreas. Diabetes Mellitus patients should perform various management therapies for Diabetes Melli... Show More