Eman Ibrahim Mobarak

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BACKGROUND Following vaccine introduction, long-term epidemiological changes have been occurred in meningitis. Studying these changes is of practical importance for both public health planning and clinical management. OBJECTIVES To study trend in meningitis in Alexandria, Egypt (1997-2006) as well patients' characteristics and outcome. MATERIALS AND(More)
This work was carried out to assess the community's perception of the relative importance of various dietary, environmental and lifestyle factors as CVDs risk determinants and to investigate the beliefs of the community on issues related to CVDs. A household cluster sample survey was conducted in Alexandria city. The total sample was 600 persons aged > or =(More)
The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of intensified SMBG with patient education on DM patients at the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia. 60 poorly controlled adult type 1 and 2 DM patients (30 intervention; 30 control) were included in this 4-month case-control study. All patients were subjected to the same educational program at baseline.(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and diabetes mellitus (DM) are main causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. There is an increasing evidence of association between HCV and type 2 DM. Comorbidity will cause devastating health and financial burdens. Early detection may help proper management and better prognosis. OBJECTIVE The aim of this(More)
BACKGROUND Data regarding comorbidities of hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are lacking. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors of HCV among Saudi patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) in Dammam, KSA. METHODS In this cross-sectional study done in 2011, a total of 1054 Saudi DM patients(More)
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