International Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2024

  • Research Article

    Knowledge and Attitude Towards Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients and Associated Factors at an Adult Endocrine Clinic of SPHMMC Addis Ababa Ethiopia

    Selamawit Seifu Hailu, Robel Habtamu Ababiya*, Rediet Ajebu Nurfeta, Tsion Habtamu Ababiya, Lijalem Abera Tema, Bemnet Gossaye Teka, Bezaye Lemma Deregasso, Dereje Kebede Shane, Hundaol Shiferaw Bekele, Saron Negasi Gidey

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 22-38
    Received: 14 March 2024
    Accepted: 3 April 2024
    Published: 28 April 2024
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    Abstract: Background: Diabetes Mellitus (DM), a chronic disease characterized by elevated blood glucose levels, is associated with severe complications. Type 2 DM (T2DM), the most prevalent form of DM in adults, is characterized by varying degrees of insulin deficiency or resistance. The prevention or delay of macrovascular and microvascular problems associa... Show More
  • Review Article

    Patient-Driven Solutions: Integrating Vildagliptin and Dapagliflozin in Diabetes Management

    Manish Maladkar*, Ashok Yadav, Namita Anchan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 39-45
    Received: 21 February 2024
    Accepted: 9 March 2024
    Published: 10 May 2024
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    Abstract: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), an ongoing, chronic and multifactorial condition frequently necessitates multiple anti-hyperglycemic medications for optimal glycemic control. Diabetes rarely occurs in isolation, commonly coexisting with obesity, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and kidney dysfunction. Shared risk factors, such as sedentary lifestyles... Show More
  • Research Article

    Risk Factors for Ten-Year Risk of Osteoporosis in Type 2 DM Patients Attending Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital Diabetic Center Cross-sectional Study

    Gebeyehu Azibte*, Theodros Aberra, Zekarias Ayalew, Kibrekidusan Tsige, Bereket Molla, Mahlet Weldeamanuel, Waltengus Birhanu, Biruk Legesse

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, June 2024
    Pages: 46-55
    Received: 15 May 2024
    Accepted: 23 May 2024
    Published: 6 June 2024
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    Abstract: Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a major contributing factor to osteoporotic fractures via different mechanisms. This study assessed the ten-year risk of osteoporosis and associated factors for osteoporotic fractures in T2DM patients. Methods: Data from 175 type diabetes mellites (T2DM) patients over 40 years attending a diabetes clin... Show More