International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Insulin Availability and Affordability in the Urban Municipality of Antananarivo, Madagascar

    Sitraka Angelo Raharinavalona, Rija Eric Raherison, Thierry Razanamparany, Solofo Andrianarivelo Ralamboson, Hanta Marie Danielle Vololontiana, Andrinirina Dave Patrick Rakotomalala

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: Dec. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 21, 2020
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Insulin is classified as an "essential drug". It should be available in all pharmacies at an affordable price. This remains a major problem in low income countries like ours. Aim: Our study aims to describe the insulin availability and affordability in the Urban Municipality of Antananarivo, Madagascar. Methods: It was a cross sectional... Show More
  • A Case of Pheochromocytoma Revealed by an Etonogestrel Contraceptive Implant Use

    Sitraka Angelo Raharinavalona, Nathan Ratsimarisolo, Rija Eric Raherison, Solofo Andrianarivelo Ralamboson, Hanta Marie Danielle Vololontiana, Andrinirina Dave Patrick Rakotomalala

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 5-8
    Received: Dec. 13, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 21, 2020
    Published: Jan. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Pheochromocytoma (PH) is a rare tumor developed at the expense of the adrenal medulla and secreting catecholamines. It is also a rare cause of curable hypertension in adults. Case information: We reported a case of PH in a 39-year-old Malagasy woman, with no particular history. The clinic was dominated by the onset of paroxysmal hyperte... Show More
  • Recurrent Parathyroid Adenoma at the Same Site Importance of ROLL

    Ayesha Ammar, Kahkashan Bashir, Muhammad Faheem, Sadaf Batool, Noreen Marwat, Naseer Ahmed, Shazia Fatima

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 9-15
    Received: Dec. 01, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 15, 2020
    Published: Jan. 15, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Recurrent hyperparathyroidism is defined by the re-appearance of parathyroid hormone (PTH) and high blood calcium levels more than 6 months after successful initial surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism. Many causes are associated with recurrent hyperparathyroidism and one of the main reasons is the presence of parathyroid adenoma. Ra... Show More
  • Polyherbal Formulation (PDBT Capsules) Containing Extracts of Ayurvedic Plants for Treatment of Prediabetes

    Pallavi Londhe, Rohini Waghmare, Amit Nakanekar, Kuldip Kohli, Pratima Arun Tatke

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: Dec. 07, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 06, 2021
    Published: Jan. 18, 2021
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    Abstract: In Prediabetes blood sugar levels are found to be higher than normal levels. It is considered as pre stage of diabetes as people with prediabetes, if remain undiagnosed, have chances of developing type 2 diabetes. Studies show that if diabetes is treated in the prediabetic stage, it results in complete cure of diabetes. The objective of the present... Show More
  • Vitamin D Status in Different Categories of Glucose Intolerance in Bangladeshi Adults

    Mohammad Firoj Hossain, Mohammad Shahed-Morshed, Mohammed Fariduddin, Tahniyah Haq, Shahjada Selim, Muhammad Abul Hasanat, Mohammad Habibul Ghani, Anil Yadav, Ibrahim Faisal, Anil Kumar Shah

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 24-30
    Received: Jan. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 18, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Background and aims: Although vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is inversely associated with glucose intolerance, very limited data are available in Bangladesh. Thus, the study aimed to determine vitamin D status of Bangladeshi adults based on the glucose intolerance status. Materials & Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out among 70 newly de... Show More
  • Pathologic Fracture and Vitamin D Deficiency in Pediatric Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type IV

    Arya Wisnu Prayoga, I Made Arimbawa, I Wayan Bikin Suryawan, I Made Dharma Yuda

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 31-35
    Received: Jan. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a hereditary disorder characterized by increased tendency for bone fractures due to high fragility. The clinical and radiological features of OI manifest in different age groups, although the disease is congenital in nature. Clinical manifestation of OI included laxity of the ligaments, blue sclera, growth retardatio... Show More
  • Dietary Calcium or Vitamin D Intake and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Incidence: A Dose-Response Meta-analysis

    Lingling Li, Qianwen Li, Junhao Wang, Hao Wang, Yongjuan Xin, Shenshen Zhang, Ying Cao, Mengyao Zhou, Wenjie Yang

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 36-45
    Received: Feb. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Dietary Calcium and vitamin D intake may have effects on the onset risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), whereas the results of existing studies are inconsistent. We performed a meta-analysis of prospective studies to evaluate the association between dietary calcium orvitamin D intakeand the onset risk of T2DM. Methods: We searched P... Show More
  • The National Jordanian Experts Consensus on Diagnosis and Treatment of Prediabetes

    Mohamad Omar Abu Hijleh, Firas Annabi, Mousa Abujbara, Abdelkarim Alkhawaldeh, Fares Haddad, Jihad Haddad, Muwafaq Alhyari, Harry Howlett, Nadim Jarrah, Nadima Shegem, Murad Al-Naqshbandi

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 46-53
    Received: Feb. 06, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 23, 2021
    Published: Mar. 04, 2021
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    Abstract: Background and aims: The prevalence of prediabetes is increasing in Jordan and the Middle East region, which is leading to increased risk of type 2 diabetes and micro- and macro-complications. The aims of the expert panel were to understand and evaluate the current prediabetes situation and practice in Jordan and make recommendations to standardize... Show More
  • Subacute Thyroiditis Associated with COVID-19: A Case Report

    Om Prakash Mehta, Sumit Rauniyar, Muhammad Naeem Afzal, Rakshya Upreti, Shri Kant Kushwaha

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 54-57
    Received: Jan. 26, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 17, 2021
    Published: Mar. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Subacute Thyroiditis is a self-limiting thyroidal illness caused by viral infection with clinical course divided into three phases: hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism followed by euthyroidism. Several viral infections have been linked to be associated with subacute thyroiditis but often no etiology can be found. Objective: The aim of this ... Show More