American Journal of Internal Medicine

Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023

  • Prevalence of Prediabetes in First Degree Relatives of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Tertiary Centre in Southern Nigeria

    Nkemegbunam Okoli, Boma Oyan, Sunny Chinenye, Chioma Unachukwu, Okechukwu Iheji

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 22-28
    Received: 7 March 2023
    Accepted: 1 April 2023
    Published: 15 April 2023
    Abstract: Introduction: Prediabetes confers about a sixfold increased risk of diabetes and a two to threefold increased risk of cardiovascular events. A family history of diabetes is a major risk factor for the development of diabetes. The detection of prediabetes in its early stages in persons at risk could lead to the delay or prevention of the disease and... Show More
  • Terapeutic Remission of Community Acquired Pneumonia Caused by Rothia Mucilaginosa in an Adult Patient with Idiopathic Pulmonar Fibrosis

    Secchi-Nicolas Nikos Christo, Gomez-Alarcon Angel de Jesus, Barrera-Cruz Ramon Jesus

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, March 2023
    Pages: 29-31
    Received: 24 February 2023
    Accepted: 18 April 2023
    Published: 10 May 2023
    Abstract: Rothia Mucilaginosa (RM) is part of the microbiota of the pharynx and upper respiratory tract. RM is a gram-positive, enveloped, coagulase-negative coccus of the family Micrococcaceae. Clinical manifestations range from mild bronchitis to recurrent pneumonia and lung abscess. It is difficult to determine the clinical significance of this organism i... Show More