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Olukorede O Adenuga, Alice V Ramyil, Ojo P Odugbo, Funmilayo J Oyediji
INTRODUCTION: Retinal vascular occlusions are the second most common retinal vascular diseases following diabetic retinopathy. They are associated with several systemic and ocular pathologies and are significant causes of visual loss. OBJECTIVE: This study aims to determine the prevalence, pattern and risk factors for retinal vascular occlusions in a tertiary hospital in Jos, Nigeria. METHODOLOGY: A retrospective review of all cases of retinal vascular occlusions seen in the eye clinic from January 2011 to December 2014 was carried out...
October 2015: Nigerian Journal of Medicine: Journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria
Caralise W Hunt
Technology can be used to supplement healthcare provider diabetes care by providing both educational and motivational support. Education can be provided using technology allowing patients to learn new practices and routines related to diabetes management. Technology can support daily diabetes self-management activities including blood glucose monitoring, exercising, healthy eating, taking medication, monitoring for complications, and problem-solving. This article describes an integrative review conducted to evaluate the types of technology being used to facilitate diabetes self-management and the effect of that technology on self-management and diabetes outcomes for adults living with type 2 diabetes mellitus...
March 15, 2015: World Journal of Diabetes
Rafael Bustos-Saldaña, Alejandro Bustos-Mora, Rafael Bustos-Mora, Maria de la Luz Solís-Ruiz, Maria de los Angeles Chávez-Chávez, Leticia Margarita Aguilar-Núñez
OBJECTIVE: To identify the sensitivity and specificity of occasional fast and postprandial glycemias as for a chronic control of the type-2-diabetic patient. MATERIAL AND METHODS. DESIGN: Descriptive, cross-sectional in 850 type-2-diabetic adults patients from the outpatient clinic of the Zone General Hospital and Family Medicine 9 in Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, Mexico, without insulin therapy, with creatinine values lower than 132.6 micromol/L (1.5 mg/ dL), and glycemia over 4...
September 2005: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
M Walia, A K Agarwal, P Shah, R Yadav, C P Singh, P Yadav
OBJECTIVES: A cross sectional study was conducted to find the prevalence of coronary risk factors in non-insulin dependent diabetic (NIDDM) patients and to compare and co-relate these risk factors in type II diabetics with and without electrocardiographic and/or symptomatic evidence of coronary heart disease (CHD). METHODS: One hundred sixty-seven consecutive NIDDM patients (77 males, and 90 females) attending the diabetic clinic at Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi were studied...
November 1999: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
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