Mussarat Riaz

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OBJECTIVE To observe the adherence of Healthcare Professionals to American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2004 guidelines for the care of patients with type 2 diabetes at Peripheral Diabetes Clinics (PDCs) in Karachi, Pakistan. METHODOLOGY The study was conducted using a retrospective medical chart review of patients with type 2 diabetes at four PDCs in four(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to discover the association of serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) with various risk factors for metabolic syndrome in an urban population of Karachi, Pakistan. METHOD In this cross-sectional study, 337 healthy adults (108 males and 229 females, mean age 40.7 ± 14.2 years) participated. The subjects were(More)
Foot ulcers are a major cause of morbidity and hospitalization in patients with diabetes. The incidence of diabetic foot ulceration is higher in developing countries because of various sociocultural factors. The majority of amputations in patients with diabetes are preceded by foot ulceration; hence it is important to identify patients at risk for this(More)
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