Diabetes

Recent Submissions

  • Diabetes mellitus: The epidemic of the century 

    Kharroubi, Akram T; Darwish, Hisham M (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2015-06-25)
    The epidemic nature of diabetes mellitus in different regions is reviewed. The Middle East and North Africa region has the highest prevalence of diabetes in adults (10.9%) whereas, the Western Pacific region has the ...
  • Diabetes mellitus: The epidemic of the century 

    Kharroubi, Akram T; Darwish, Hisham M (Baishideng Publishing Group Inc., 2015-06-25)
    The epidemic nature of diabetes mellitus in different regions is reviewed. The Middle East and North Africa region has the highest prevalence of diabetes in adults (10.9%) whereas, the Western Pacific region has the ...
  • Effects of diabetes definition on global surveillance of diabetes prevalence and diagnosis: a pooled analysis of 96 population-based studies with 331 288 participants. 

    Abdeen, Ziad (2015-06-22)
    Background Diabetes has been defi ned on the basis of diff erent biomarkers, including fasting plasma glucose (FPG), 2-h plasma glucose in an oral glucose tolerance test (2hOGTT), and HbA1c. We assessed the eff ect of ...
  • Total Antioxidant Status in Type 2 Diabetic Patients in Palestine 

    Kharroubi, Akram T.; Darwish, Hisham M.; Akkawi, Mutaz A.; Ashareef, Abdelkareem A.; Almasri, Zaher A.; Bader, Khaldoun A.; Khammash, Umaiyeh M. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015-05-12)
    The objective of this study was to compare the level of total antioxidant status (TAS) in type 2 diabetic and normal Palestinian subjects as well as the major factors influencing TAS levels. A sample of convenience composed ...