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International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries OnlineFirst articles

20.06.2018 | Original Article

High prevalence of disabling hearing loss in young to middle-aged adults with diabetes

South Africa has one of the highest diabetes prevalence numbers in Sub-Saharan Africa with more than 2 million diagnosed. There is an increase in evidence linking diabetes with hearing loss. This study aimed to determine prevalence and …

14.06.2018 | Original Article

Modelling and developing diabetic retinopathy risk scores on Indian type 2 diabetes patients

The objective was to develop diabetic retinopathy (DR) risk scores and compute prevalence and incidence probabilities of DR in Indian type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. A double sample of size 388 was collected from the R.G. Centre for Diabetes …

12.06.2018 | Letter to the Editor

Medical, social, and economic consequences of type 2 diabetes therapy with medicinal products from the group of DPP-4i, SGLT-2i, and GLP-1 RA

07.06.2018 | Original Article

Association between plasma levels of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) and lipids with rs7903146 polymorphisms of the TCF7L2 gene in diabetic patients

The rs7903146 polymorphism of TCF7L2 gene is known as the strongest genetic risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). The polymorphism is in association with clinical profile of T2DM patients. PCSK9 is a serine protease that promotes LDLR …

07.06.2018 | Original Article

Interrelationship between nuclear factor-erythroid-2-related factor 2, NADPH quinone oxidoreductase and lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 expression in young patients of metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome (MS) is associated with inflammation and oxidative stress (OS). Keap1/Nrf2/ARE is a cytoprotective pathway induced by OS and inflammation. This study aims to evaluate the expression of nuclear factor-erythroid-2-related factor 2 …

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