International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019

  • Chemical and Mineral Bio-availability Composition of Indigenous Vegetable Sauces: Implication for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    Joy Adaku Chibuzo Amadi, Asinobi Chinagorom Onyemaechi, Okeke Phenomena Ngozi, Ndukwu Sylvia Ogechi, Nwachukwu Chijioke Nnaemeka, Edward Uzoamaka

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 90-97
    Received: 14 August 2019
    Accepted: 27 September 2019
    Published: 15 October 2019
    Abstract: Chemical and mineral bioavailability composition of indigenous vegetable sauces: implication for type 2 diabetes mellitus was evaluated. Vegetables and ingredients for sauce preparation were purchased from Relief market Owerri, Imo State. The vegetables were used in preparation of okra sauce, African spinach sauce and lettuce sauce. It was oven-dri... Show More
  • Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumour Results Cushing’s Syndrome

    Taher Manzary, Amir Teimouri Dereshgi, Vahideh Sadra, Ali Jamshidi Fard, Leila Teimouri Dereshgi, Touba Tarvirdizadeh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 98-103
    Received: 5 August 2019
    Accepted: 5 November 2019
    Published: 12 November 2019
    Abstract: Background: Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumor (TNET) is a rare clinical condition with approximate incidence rate of 2–5%. Carcinoid tumor of thymus with Cushing’s syndrome (CS) is also a rare co-morbid condition. Case information: Here we report a case of a 22-year-old gentleman presented with uncommon features suggestive of CS. He was evaluated and dia... Show More
  • Alpha-cells: Its Role as the Islet Harmonizer

    Nabil Kamal Elnaggar, Mohamed Nabil Elnaggar

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 104-107
    Received: 16 October 2019
    Accepted: 18 November 2019
    Published: 27 November 2019
    Abstract: It has long been thought that the alpha cells and its secretory products play an important role solely in maintaining euglycemia and preventing hypoglycemia through a contradictory action to the B cell’s insulin. The α-cell function is tightly regulated by various physiological inputs including systemic energy status, central and autonomic nervous ... Show More
  • Sulfonylureas Induced Hypoglycemia in Diabetics - A Review

    Adegbenga Bolanle Ademolu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 108-112
    Received: 14 November 2019
    Accepted: 26 November 2019
    Published: 4 December 2019
    Abstract: Diabetes is a metabolic disorder of glucose characterized by glucotoxicity, lipotoxicity and insulin resistance. In insulin resistance states, a higher level of insulin is needed to generate the usual body response to keep plasma glucose at physiologic level. The type 2 diabetics with insulin resistance cannot keep plasma glucose normal not because... Show More