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The prevalence, clinical features and management of periphral neuropathy among diabetic patients in Tikur Anbessa and St. Paul's Specialized University Hospitals, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
BACKGROUND Neuropathy is one of the common chronic complications of diabetes. There are many forms of diabetic neuropathy, one of which is distal symmetric polyneuropathy (DSP). There are only fewExpand
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Islet cell-associated autoantibodies in Ethiopians with diabetes mellitus.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Our understanding of the role of autoimmunity in the pathogenesis of diabetes in African populations is limited. This study aims to evaluate the prevalence of 4 different isletExpand
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Effect of iron deficiency anemia on HbA1c in diabetic patients at Tikur Anbessa specialized teaching hospital, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
BackgroundHemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) is the predominant hemoglobin found in HbA1 fractions. A1c assay is the recommended assay for diagnosing diabetes and any condition that changes red cell turnoverExpand
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Economic Burden of Diabetes Mellitus to Diabetic Patients and their Families attending Health Facilities in Addis Ababa City, Ethiopia
Background: Diabetes imposes large economic burdens on individuals, their families and on national health care system and national economy. The aim of this study was to assess the economic burden ofExpand
Achievement of diabetes care goals at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Introduction: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major public health problem and responsible for premature death, and chronic disabling complications. Implementation of evidence-based interventions haveExpand