International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021

  • Serum Homocysteine Level Might Be a Predictor for Persistence of Abnormal Glucose Tolerance in Gestational Diabetes

    Shradha Shrestha, Sharmin Jahan, Nusrat Sultana, Mohammad Fakhrul Alam, Yasmin Akter, Mohammad Farid Uddin, Muhammad Abul Hasanat

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 58-63
    Received: Mar. 19, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 12, 2021
    Published: Apr. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Increased plasma homocysteine levels are recognized to exert oxidative damage resulting into risk factors for insulin resistance (IR) and vascular disease. Present study was conducted to observe post-partum persistence of abnormal glucose tolerance (AGT) and level of homocysteine after delivery in patient with GDM. Methods: This observa... Show More
  • Smartphone App to Deliver Virtual Follow-up Care for Children with Type 1 Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Experience in a Resource-Limited Setup

    Latika Rohilla, Priyanka Walia, Gurpreet Kaur, Saniya Gupta, Atul Gupta, Arti Yadav, Pamali Nanda, Jaivinder Yadav, Rakesh Kumar, Nancy Sahni, Devi Dayal

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 64-68
    Received: Apr. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 14, 2021
    Published: Apr. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: COVID-19 pandemic has forced the medical fraternity to quickly adopt telemedicine for patient care. However, the feasibility and utility of smartphone app-based telecare for children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in resource-limited settings is scarcely reported. A web-based survey, developed with “Google forms”, was sent to parents via the smartphone... Show More
  • Hyperglycemia During Pregnancy Depends on Numerous Factors (Hypertension During Pregnancy, Previous Birth of a Fetus over 4 kg, Hirsutism - Bulgarian Screening, 2019)

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

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 69-75
    Received: Apr. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 19, 2021
    Published: Apr. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) starts during pregnancy and can increase the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, as well as be the cause of a number of diseases in the years after birth in both the mother and the fetus. The aim is to study in the Bulgarian population of pregnant women the relationship between hyperglycemia during pregnancy and ... Show More
  • A Retrospective Study of the Microbiology of Diabetic Foot Infections at a Community Hospital in Bermuda

    Donna Kaye Bennett, Tamar Nasqidashvili, Joseph Saunders, Lavern Swaby, Clyde Wilson

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 76-79
    Received: Mar. 29, 2021
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2021
    Published: Apr. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: There is a high prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Bermuda. It has been well established that a significant number of patients with diabetes mellitus will develop a diabetic foot infection (DFI), which is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The objectives of this study were to determine the microbiological and antimicrobial su... Show More
  • Patterns of Thyroid Function in Metabolic Syndrome Patients and Its Relationship with Components of Metabolic Syndrome

    Nazma Akter, Zafar Ahmed Latif

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2021
    Pages: 80-87
    Received: May 10, 2021
    Accepted: Jun. 04, 2021
    Published: Jun. 16, 2021
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    Abstract: Background: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of metabolic abnormalities characterized by central obesity, hyperglycemia plus insulin resistance, hypertriglyceridaemia plus low high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and hypertension. This cluster of metabolic syndrome is associated with some of the endocrine disorders prominently thyroid d... Show More