Mohan Vishwanathan

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The present study was conducted in the Urban Health centre, Muthialpet, Pondicherry covering a population of 40000 from July to October 2007 by using a predesigned and pretested proforma to find out the risk of diabetes in general population by using Indian Diabetes Risk Score. A total of 616 respondents were studied comprising 325(53%) females and 290(47%)(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies in India have shown that the prevalence of diabetes in the population is at least twice the number of persons diagnosed with diabetes residing in the given area. Similarly, community-based prevalence figures are unavailable in Puducherry,. AIMS The aim of this study was to estimate the number of persons diagnosed with(More)
Leucocyte metabolism was studied in maternal and cord blood in normal term pregnancies with and without intrauterine malnutrition (IUM). It was observed that hexose monophosphate shunt activity was significantly reduced in the leucocytes of both the mothers and infants with IUM. Glycogen content in the cord leucocytes was also reduced, indicating a(More)
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