Mihir Kshirsagar

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In 1975 the World Health Assembly requested the Director-General to advise Member States on the selection and procurement of essential drugs corresponding to their national health needs. We report here the results of a study of the prescribing patterns and rational drug utilization of medical practitioners of Pune, an industrial city in the west of India,(More)
BACKGROUND Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disorder characterized by abnormal lipid and glucose metabolism. Various modes of adjuvant therapy have been advocated to ameliorate insulin resistance. AIM This study was intended to assess the effects of antioxidants; alpha lipoic acid (ALA), omega 3 fatty acid and vitamin E on parameters of insulin(More)
OBJECTIVES This study intended to assess the effects of the antioxidants; Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA), omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E on the parameters of insulin sensitivity, oxidative stress, lipid metabolism and glycaemic control in patients of type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS This was a prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, single(More)
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