International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Electrolyte Levels Analysis on Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Noongan Regional General Hospital, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

    Diana Shintawati Purwanto, Yanti Meilen Mewo, Edmond Leonard Jim, Richardo Jordan Laloan, Hessyani Patrisia Theodora Raranta, Billy Johnson Kepel

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 54-60
    Received: Oct. 16, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2020
    Published: Nov. 19, 2020
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    Abstract: Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease characterized by hyperglycemia caused by defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both, that affect the action of insulin on the target tissue. North Sulawesi is in the top 5 of 34 provinces in Indonesia with the highest prevalence of diabetes mellitus, based on the results of the 2018 Basic Health R... Show More
  • Alteration of Ferritin Levels and Lymphocytes Counts in Saudi Patients with COVID-19 Infection in Al Madinah Al Munawarah

    Walaa Mohammedsaeed, Amal M. Surrati, Hadiah Q. Alnakhli, Malak Alharbi, Nidda Syeed

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 61-66
    Received: Nov. 12, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 27, 2020
    Published: Dec. 04, 2020
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    Abstract: It is an essential to evaluate the potential biomarkers affecting the progression of disease in COVID-19 patients. Therefore, we investigated the relationship between Ferritin levels and hematological parameters and severity of COVID-19 to explore its role in predicting the severity of COVID-19. This retrospective study was conducted in different H... Show More
  • Assessing the Effect of Dietary Nursing Intervention on Nutritional Status of Diabetes and Kidney Disease Patients Who Are Treated by Hemodialysis

    Huixia Yu, Huanhuan Liu, Jie Huang, Wulin Wang, Guiyan Wen

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 67-70
    Received: Dec. 01, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 09, 2020
    Published: Dec. 16, 2020
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    Abstract: Objective: To assess the Effect of dietary nursing intervention on nutritional status of diabetes and kidney disease patients who are treated by hemodialysis. Methods: 80 patients who are diagnosed as diabetes or kidney disease and are treated by hemodialysis are invited to join our study. all participants were randomly assigned to two groups. In c... Show More
  • Pattern of Electrolytes Including Calcium and Magnesium Imbalance with Etiology Assessment in Patients Admitted in Endocrine Department of a Tertiary Care Hospital

    Shahin Ibn Rahman, Milton Barua, Nausher Azimul Huq, Bimol Kumar Agarwala, Muhbubunnesa Sadia

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 71-76
    Received: Nov. 10, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 25, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: Objectives: Several endocrine disorders have marked effects on fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base homeostasis including diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state, and acute adrenal crisis etc. An understanding of the etiology behind the development of these electrolytes along with calcium and magnesium imbalance helps to guide therapy ... Show More
  • Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated with Erectile Dysfunction in Men with Type 2 Diabetes

    Shahjada Selim, Hafiza Lona

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 77-82
    Received: Dec. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 17, 2020
    Published: Dec. 22, 2020
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    Abstract: Background and aims: Evidence suggests strong a relationship of vitamin D deficiency (VDD) with erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. The prevalence and long-term complications of diabetes are being recognize more increasingly that has the possible association again with VDD. Thus, the study aimed to find out the association between VDD and ED among Ba... Show More
  • Knowledge and Practice of Physicians to Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy: A Nationwide Survey in Bangladesh

    Shahjada Selim, Rezaul Karim Kazal, ABM Kamrul-Hasan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 83-88
    Received: Dec. 03, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 16, 2020
    Published: Dec. 25, 2020
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    Abstract: The frequency of hyperglycemia in pregnancy is high in Bangladesh, but very little is known about the current knowledge and practice about hyperglycemia in pregnancy in our practicing doctors. The objective of the present study was to assess the knowledge and practice of the doctors across the country who are involved in the management of hyperglyc... Show More
  • Factors Determining Thyroid Status in Pregnant Women in Bulgaria

    Anna-Maria Borissova, Boyana Trifonova, Lilia Dakovska, Eugenia Michaylova, Mircho Vukov

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 89-95
    Received: Nov. 23, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 08, 2020
    Published: Dec. 31, 2020
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    Abstract: Thyroid dysfunction occurs in 5-18% of pregnant women and is associated with a higher risk of various gynecological and obstetric complications and these differences are due to the specific characteristic of the study population. The aim of the present study is to analyze the population of pregnant women in Bulgaria regarding the main parameters th... Show More