BACKGROUND To determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and impaired glucose regulation (impaired fasting glucose [IFG] and impaired glucose tolerance [IGT]) in an urbanizing rural population of Bangladesh and associated cardiometabolic risk indicators and depression. METHODS A total of 2,293 subjects aged ≥20 years in an urbanizing rural… (More)
BACKGROUND To observe changes in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and its associated risk factors in a rural Bangladeshi population over a 10-year period. METHODS Three cross-sectional studies were undertaken in a rural community (aged ≥20 years) in 1999, 2004, and 2009. Structured questionnaires including… (More)
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Previous studies conducted on animals linked consumption of Nigella sativa L. seeds (NS) to decreased anxiety and improved memory. The present study, which was carried out at a boarding school in Bangladesh, was designed to examine probable effect of NS on mood, anxiety and cognition in adolescent human males. MATERIALS AND… (More)
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which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. We sincerely appreciate the interest and comments regarding our study, " Increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in a rural Bangladeshi population: a population based study for 10 years " which was published in Diabetes… (More)