Journal of
Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Abbreviation: J. Diabetes Endocrinol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2685
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 59

JDE Articles

January 2011

Significant correlation of hepatic ISI with BMI/BW after short term pioglitazone therapy via triglyceride metabolism in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Analysis of pharmacological effect of pioglitazone on hepatic insulin sensitivity index (hISI), peripheral resistance (IR), body mass index (BMI), body weight (BW) and lipids in type II diabetes mellitus. Patients were treated with 30 mg of pioglitazone (PIO) daily and investigated for BW, BMI, FBS, fasting insulin (FI) and triglycerides (TG). hISI and IR were calculated by McAuley (McA), HOMA & QUICKI indices ISI...

Author(s): Lukshmy M. Hettihewa, Lalith P. Dharmasiri, Thilak P. Weerarathna and Imendra G. Kotapola

  • Article Number: 9E78135897

November 2010

Lipid profile of type 2 diabetic patients at a rural tertiary hospital in Nigeria

Diabetic dyslipidaemia is characterized by raised triglycerides, low high-density lipoprotein, raised apo-B, and small dense low density lipoprotein particles. Because detection and treatment of dyslipidemia is one means of reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, determination of serum lipid levels in people with diabetes is now considered a standard of care. Lipid profile and fasting blood sugar (FBS) of 113...

Author(s): Jimoh Ahmed Kayode, Adediran Olufemi Sola, Agboola Segun Matthew, Busari Olusegun Adesola, Idowu Ademola, Adeoye T. Adedeji and Adebisi Simeon Adelani

  • Article Number: D68F295862

November 2010

Comparative effect of Rothmannia hispida leaves extract and protamine-zinc insulin on alloxan-induced diabetic rats

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disorder resulting from a defect in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Insulin and Rothmannia hispida are among the anti-diabetic agents. This study therefore sought to establish the relative potency of insulin and R. hispida leaves extract in alloxan-induced diabetic rats. Four groups of 5 albino Wistar rats each were made diabetic with alloxan (150...

Author(s): A. B. Antai, O. E. Ofem, O. J. Nwosu, S. O. Ukafia, K. C. Iyadi and R. Nia

  • Article Number: 52EC990868

June 2010

Hypoadiponectinemia: A link between visceral obesity and metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) represents a combination of cardio-metabolic risk factors, including visceral obesity, glucose intolerance or type 2 diabetes, elevated triglycerides, reduced HDL cholesterol, and hypertension. MetS is rapidly increasing and prevalent worldwide as a consequence of the “epidemic” obesity, with a considerable impact on the global incidence of cardiovascular disease and type 2...

Author(s): Rosario Scaglione, Tiziana Di Chiara, Christiano Argano, Salvatore Corraoand Giuseppe Licata

  • Article Number: 38319EC833

June 2010

Hibiscus sabdariffa Linn. anthocyanins alter circulating reproductive hormones in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)

Effect of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (family Malvecea) calyx anthocyanin was investigated on circulating levels of reproductive hormones in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Forty (40) rabbits (twenty each for male and female) weighing 1.2 ± 0.2 kg were grouped into two control (water control, anthocyanin (delphinidin-3-monoglucoside) standard) and two experimental groups (whole extract (calyces ofH....

Author(s): I. O. Omotuyi, A. Ologundudu, V. O. Onwubiko, M. D. Wogu and F. O. Obi

  • Article Number: D365CD7847

April 2010

Comparison of the glycemic control of insulin and triple oral therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus

To compare the glycemic control of triple oral therapy with sulfonylurea, metformin and acarbose with insulin in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. This was a prospective observational study, carried out in Sardjito Hospital in Yogyakarta Indonesia, from May 2007 - September 2008. The target population in patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes who failed with oral antidiabetic medications. At baseline and at 3 -month...

Author(s): Tri Murti Andayani, Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim and Ahmad H. Asdie

  • Article Number: 8963DA9801

April 2010

Prevalence of insulin resistance in obese Cameroonian women

Several studies indicate that obesity is closely related to insulin resistance (IR). However, this relationship has not been adequately explored among Africans. This study aims to evaluate the prevalence of insulin resistance among obese Cameroonian women using some indirect methods for assessment of insulin resistance. We also analysed the correlation between some indices of IR with Triglyceride to HDL cholesterol...

Author(s): Yangoua Mafo Cecile Huguette, Azantsa Kingue Gabin Boris, Ntentié Françoise Raïssa, Ngondi Judith Laure and Oben Julius

  • Article Number: 910811B808

March 2010

Patterns of left ventricular hypertrophy and geometry in newly diagnosed hypertensive adults in Northern Nigerians

In hypertensives, left ventricular hypertrophy predicts increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Adding to this burden is abnormality of left ventricular (LV) geometry. Knowledge of the left ventricular geometric patterns in our newly diagnosed hypertensives may have some prognostic significance. One hundred (100) newly diagnosed hypertensives (61males and 39 females) and 78 normotensives (46 males and 32...

Author(s): Muhammad Sani Isa, Garko Sani Bala, A. I. Oyati and S. S. Danbauchi

  • Article Number: 6FB0A5A779

March 2010

The effect of body weight on the incidence and prevalence of hypertension in Yaoundé

The prevalence of obesity and its related complications are on the increase in the industrialized as well as developing nations. This study assesses prevalence of hypertension, the influence of body weight on blood pressure variation and the relationship between obesity and hypertension in Yaoundé. A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted in 5 757 participants (61.6% females; mean age 33.7 ± 10.3...

Author(s): Azantsa Kingue Gabin Boris, Yangoua Mafo Cecile Huguette, Ngondi Judith Laure and Julius Enyong Oben

  • Article Number: 15DE667784

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