Journal of
Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Abbreviation: J. Diabetes Endocrinol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2685
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 65

Table of Content: January-June 2020; 11(1)

February 2020

Non-adherence to selected self-care actions and its determinants among adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a tertiary hospital in Enugu State Nigeria

The study determined the prevalence of non-adherence to medication, self monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG), clinic visits and the associated factors among out-patient type 2 adult diabetics at a tertiary hospital in Enugu State Nigeria. Using a descriptive cross-sectional design, 200 patients was purposively selected. Researcher-developed questionnaire was tool for data collection. Analysis was done in proportions,...

Author(s): Hope Chizolum Opara, Agnes Nonyem Anarado, Chinenye Juliet Anetekhai, Peace Njideka Iheanacho, Ijeome Lewechi Okoronkwo and Adaobi Lilian Obuekwu

February 2020

Prevalence of dyslipidemia and its correlation with anthropometric and blood pressure variables among type-2 diabetic patients

Co-morbidity of hypertension and dyslipidemia are found to be high in type-2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients particularly with poor glycemic control. This study was aimed to assess the prevalence of dyslipidemia and its correlations with anthropometric and blood pressure variables among type-2 DM patients. The study was conducted on 314 type-2 DM patients at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital from...

Author(s): Temesgen Bizuayehu Wube, Tsegaye Alemayehu Begashaw and Agete Tadewos Hirigo  

April 2020

Antidiabetic properties of Moringa oleifera: A review of the literature

The incidence of diabetes has been growing over the years with serious and costly consequences, both in terms of human and economic capital, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Medicinal plants could be usefully included in the treatment of diabetes in an optimized strategy for better cost-effectiveness, given the high cost of pharmaceuticals and their side effects on patients. A total of 36 studies...

Author(s): Fatoumata BA., MamadouSaïdou BAH., Mohamet SENE, Joseph Koulanzo SAMBOU, Modou Mbacké GUEYE and El HadjiMakhtar BA  

May 2020

Usefulness of urinary fibronectin and laminin as biomarkers of glomerular injury in diabetics in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

About one-third of diabetes mellitus (DM) patients are complicated by diabetic nephropathy. It is even more challenging in type 2 DM in which this complication may occur before presentation. Microalbuminuria which is the traditional marker of early diabetic nephropathy is limited in its usefulness because it is detected when significant renal damage has already occurred. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare...

Author(s): Michael Chinwe Orih and Christopher Chinedu Obiorah