Rachel Olubunmi Babalola

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Plasma lipids, lipoproteins, and apolipoproteins were assessed in three groups of Nigerians at increased risk for atherosclerotic heart disease. The three patient groups, diabetes mellitus (n = 15), essential hypertension (n = 12), and hypertensive-diabetes mellitus (n = 11), were compared with age-matched, apparently healthy controls (n = 14). In subjects(More)
Associations between hypertension and cardiovascular complications of diabetes mellitus in Nigerians, were examined in a cross-sectional study. 20 hypertensive-diabetic patients, 16 hypertensive patients, 10 non-hypertensive diabetic patients and 10 age- and sex-matched healthy controls, underwent M-mode and cross-sectional echocardiography, and(More)
It is not clear how frequently hypertrophic cardiomyopathy coexists with essential hypertension or whether chronic hypertension per se, induces hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (hypertensive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy). Eighty-three Nigerians with essential hypertension alone underwent M-mode and 2 dimensional echocardiographic study. Twenty per cent (17(More)
Wheat flour was used to substitute mushroom flour at the ratio of 70:30 as category A, 50:50 as category B, 30:70 as category C, and each categories were substituted with spice (Murraya koenigii) at concentration ratio of 5g, 10g, and 15g respectively. The cookies prepared without wheat flour and also without mushroom flour serve as positive control. The(More)
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