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Effect of irbesartan on blood glucose levels in a mice model of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) have been reported to affect glycaemic control in both animals and humans. A few studies have evaluated the effects of irbesartan on blood glucose levels. However, only one study evaluated ...
Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy at Parirenyatwa hospital
BACKGROUND: There is a global epidemic of diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus causes a myriad of microvascular and macrovascular complications. Diabetic retinopathy is one of the main microvascular complications. It is ...
Co-morbidity of diabetes mellitus and HIV in patients attending the ART clinic Parirenyatwa hospital 2015
Background: Zimbabwe has a double burden of diseases, with HIV epidemic and increased prevalence of diabetes mellitus. Since the roll out of Anti Retroviral Therapy in 2004 at Parirenyatwa OI clinic, Nucleoside Reverse ...
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Black Zimbabweans - Metabolic Factors and Molecular Genetics.
Objectives: The main objectives of the study were (i) to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome disorders, (ii) to determine the frequency, of ApoE gene polymorphism at codons 112 and 158, of the ACE gene 287-bp ...