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: March 2010; 1(1)

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

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