International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020

  • A Cognitive Survey on Diabetes and Periodontitis Among Endocrinologists and Diabetic Patients in Hainan Island

    Xu Zheng, Chen Xie, Fu Tao Li, Rao Fu, Yu Zhi Wu, Yu Kun Shan, Ren Jie Zhao, Jing Tong Li, Qi Huang Xie, Zhu Ling Guo

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 18-22
    Received: 12 April 2020
    Accepted: 20 April 2020
    Published: 15 May 2020
    Abstract: Objective: Periodontitis was linked to increased prevalence of diabetes and it is decisive to have a comprehensive cognition on the mutual influence for combined treatment. This study serves to provide accurate guidance data to endocrinologists and diabetic patients on periodontitis and diabetes. Materials and Methods: 50 endocrinologists and 200 d... Show More
  • Whipple Triad Its Limitations in Diagnosis and Management of Hypoglycemia as a Co-morbidity in Covid-19 Diabetics and Diabetes Mellitus in General- A Review

    Adegbenga Bolanle Ademolu

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 23-26
    Received: 25 February 2020
    Accepted: 10 April 2020
    Published: 29 May 2020
    Abstract: In 1938 Allen Oldfather Whipple (1881-1963) an American surgeon invented a triad of two clinical and one laboratory parameter to give the Whipple triad which had been in clinical use for decades and beneficial to perhaps millions of people worldwide with hypoglycemia as health challenges. The Whipple triad is characteristically presence of hypoglyc... Show More
  • Neck Circumference as an Independent Cardiometabolic Risk Factor: A Cross-sectional Study in Kinshasa

    Danny Mafuta-Munganga, Benjamin Longo-Mbenza, Gedeon Longo-Longo, Manzala, Victor Nzuzi, Jean Bosco Kasiam Lasi On’kin, Etienne Mokondjimobe, Aliocha Nkondila Natuhoyila

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 27-33
    Received: 24 June 2020
    Accepted: 16 July 2020
    Published: 13 August 2020
    Abstract: Objective: To investigate the association between neck circumference (NC) and traditional cardiometabolic risk factors (CMRF) among adult’s population at Kinshasa. Methods: A total of 400 participants were recruited. Spearman’s correlation coefficient was employed to test the correlations between NC and CMRF. The association of NC with CMRF (depend... Show More