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Inventi Impact - Endocrinology
(Formerly Inventi Rapid/Impact: Diabetes)

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    'Inventi Rapid/Impact: Endocrinology (Formerly Inventi Rapid/Impact: Diabetes)' is a peer reviewed journal of health sciences. The journal carries research and review papers related to abnormalities in carbohydrate metabolism, endocrine system and insulin synthesis. The aim of the journal is to extend knowledge about treatment, management and education of diabetes and associated diseases.

  • DIABETES AND OBESITY: RECENT UPDATES AND USFDA APPROVALS
    Amit Gangwal    Download Full Text

    Diabetes mellitus and obesity have assumed the proportion of unparallel man-made cum environment influenced calamity. At present there is no sure shot way to escape the fury of these two. These arise due to inherent traits in the victim or due to unhealthy dietary regime or some sort of metabolic hitches. Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic ...

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  • WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE AND INSULIN RESISTANCE IN ELDERLY MEN: AN ANALYSIS OF KAHRIZAK ELDERLY STUDY
    Mojdeh Mirarefin, Farshad Sharifi, Hossein Fakhrzadeh, Mohammad Reza Amini, Maryam Ghaderpanahi, Nahid Zerafati Shoa, Zohreh Badamchizadeh, Yaser Tajalizadekhoob, Neda Nazari, Bagher Larijani    Download Full Text

    Background: Diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome (MS) is crucial for health care practitioners to identify at risk people for early treatment. Visceral obesity may make unnecessary other laborious measures of insulin resistance. The aim of this study was to see whether waist circumference (WC) can predict insulin resistance as well as MS in a group of Iranian elderly. Methods: Out of 94 nondiab...

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  • COGNITIVE STATUS AND FOOT SELF CARE PRACTICE IN OVERWEIGHT DIABETICS, ENGAGED IN DIFFERENT LEVELS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
    Farah Madarshahian, Mohsen Hassanabadi, Mohsen Koshniat Nikoo    Download Full Text

    Background: Type 2 diabetes along with chronic hyperglycemia may result in cognitive impairment. This can negatively affect the patient’s adherence to diabetes treatment. The purpose of this study was to compare the cognitive status and foot self care practice in overweight type 2 diabetic patients who exercised regularly and those who did not. Methods: The comparative study was conducted on...

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  • GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE ASSOCIATION OF INSULIN RESISTANCE AND HIGH-SENSITIVITY C-REACTIVE PROTEIN IN OBESE ADOLESCENTS
    Ramin Alemzadeh, Jessica Kichler    Download Full Text

    Background: Low-grade vascular inflammation is believed to initiate early atherosclerotic process by inducing insulin resistance (IR), with significant gender differences in adults. We evaluated the relationship between surrogate measures of inflammation and IR in obese adolescents. Methods: The association among markers of inflammation [high-sensitivity c-reactive protein (hs-CRP)] and IR, ca...

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  • DETERMINANTS OF DIABETES KNOWLEDGE IN A COHORT OF NIGERIAN DIABETICS
    Unyime Sunday Jasper, Babatunde Gbolahan Ogundunmade, Macmillian Chinonso Opara, Olayinka Akinrolie, Edna Bawa Pyiki, Aishatu Umar    Download Full Text

    Background: One of the consequences of the generational paradigm shift of lifestyle from the traditional African model to a more "western" standard is a replacement of communicable diseases by non-communicable or life style related diseases like diabetes. To address this trend, diabetes education along with continuous assessment of diabetes related knowledge has been advocated. Since most of th...

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  • THE COST OF DIABETES CHRONIC COMPLICATIONS AMONG IRANIAN PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
    Amir Farshchi, Alireza Esteghamati, Ali Akbari Sari, Abbas Kebriaeezadeh, Mohammad Abdollahi, Farid Abedin Dorkoosh, Mohamad Ebrahim Khamseh, Rokhsareh Aghili, Abbas Keshtkar, Maryam Ebadi    Download Full Text

    Background: To evaluate the cost of diabetes related micro- and macrovascular complications in Iranian people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods: In routine clinical practice, people with type 2 diabetes mellitus were assessed for 10 years at a diabetes care center. The type of medications and clinical data were extracted from patients’ documents. Mortality rate and the incidence of micr...

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