Sheikh Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman

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AIMS/INTRODUCTION To compare the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) using the modified National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Plan III (NCEP) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definitions and, using both definitions, determine and compare the association of MS, prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, hypertension (HTN) and(More)
Chronic kidney disease is a microvascular complication of diabetes mellitus (DM). Anemia is an important clinical manifestation to treat chronic kidney disease. Many subjects with poor socio-economic status having chronic kidney disease (CKD) and anaemia in a developing country can not afford the treatment with erythropoietin. This study has designed to see(More)
AIM To determine the safety and effectiveness of biphasic insulin aspart 30 (BIAsp 30) therapy in Bangladeshi type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients switched from biphasic human insulin (BHI) as a sub-analysis of the A₁chieve study. METHODS Bangladeshi patients switched from BHI to BIAsp 30 at the discretion of their physicians were included. The primary outcome(More)
The aim of A1chieve was to remedy the deficit of data on the efficacy and safety of insulin analogues in routine clinical care in less well-resourced developed countries. To present results from the Bangladesh cohort of the A1chieve study receiving BIAsp 30 ± oral anti diabetic drugs. A1chieve was a 6-month, observational study of 66,726 people with type 2(More)
Thyroid dysfunction affects a significant portion of the general population. Most studies have found a higher prevalence of hypothyroidism in women, increasing with age. Prevalence of hyperthyroidism has been found to range 0.5-3.0%. Type 2 diabetes is a major public health problem affecting approximately 4.8 percent of the Bangladeshi population. The study(More)
AIMS To determine the prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) among subjects with metabolic syndrome and to find out the relationship of subclinical hypothyroidism with different components of metabolic syndrome. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was conducted in the Department of Endocrinology, Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in(More)
People with rare hypertrichosis syndromes became crowd-drawing money-making phenomena in many 19th century sideshow acts. These individuals have been referred to as dog-men, hair-men, and werewolves. In 1993, Baumister et al. described congenital hypertrichosis lanuginose or Ambras syndrome: a distinct form of congenital hypertrichosis characterized by(More)
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