Bhupendra Narayan Mahanta

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To measure total body fat percentage of persons with evident family history of diabetes mellitus; to assess the BMI and other risk factors of persons at risk of developing diabetes mellitus; and to compare the body fat percentage between first degree relatives of diabetics and nondiabetic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Total 140(More)
BACKGROUND Contemporary treatment guidelines advise statin use in all patients with diabetes for reducing coronary risk. Use of statins in patients with type 2 diabetes has not been reported from India. METHODS We performed a multisite (n=9) registry-based study among internists (n=3), diabetologists (n=3), and endocrinologists (n=3) across India to(More)
BACKGROUND In late May 2012, Bagjan division of Borbam tea estate, of Sivasagar district of Assam was affected by an outbreak of acute watery diarrhea, subsequently confirmed as Vibrio cholerae O1. OBJECTIVES Our objective is to investigate and control the acute diarrheal disease outbreak in Sivasagar district of Assam. MATERIALS AND METHODS A(More)
INTRODUCTION Risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are multifactorial. Previous research has reported a high prevalence of CVD risk factors in tea-garden workers. This study was conducted to assess prevalence and level of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors among tea-garden and general population in Dibrugarh, Assam. METHODS A community-based(More)
A cross-sectional study was conducted during August 2003- July 2004 to assess the prevalence of hypertension among a tea garden population in a district of Assam and to ascertain the identified risk factors. 510 labourers aged 20-59 years were studied. Overall prevalence of hypertension was 33.3% with no significant sex difference. 30.2% had history of(More)
Aim: India is known as a diabetic capital of the world and it has been well recognized that women especially pregnant and lactating women form one of the most vulnerable segments of the population from nutritional point of view. Objectives: To assess the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus and measure the maternal and foetal outcome of gestational(More)
Aims and objective of the current study was to assess how knowledge translation is happening at the district level by assessing the performance standard of service providers in Assam. Setting and Design: A rapid appraisal of all Districts of Assam using a pretested, predesigned schedule along with record review. For assessment six areas were selected. A(More)
A young male presented with recurrent neck swellings with initial leucocyte count of 16800/mm3, with non-caseating glands on ultrasonography neck. FNAC showed mixed cellularity with histiocytic and marked lymphophagocytosis as seen in Rosai Dorfman Disease. Immunohistochemistry demonstrated CD 25, Ki 67 and CD 68 in histiocytes. Her responded to supportive(More)
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