Opium consumption and lipid and glucose parameters in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome: a survey in northern Iran.

@article{Mohammadali2014OpiumCA,
  title={Opium consumption and lipid and glucose parameters in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome: a survey in northern Iran.},
  author={Bayani Mohammadali and Nazemi Sepideh and Niaki Mohammadreza Khosoosi and Ramezani Mirsaeid and Khani Afshin},
  journal={La Tunisie medicale},
  year={2014},
  volume={92 7},
  pages={497-500}
}
BACKGROUND A traditional belief is common among people of the Middle East countries regarding anti-diabetic and anti-dyslipidemic effect of opium. AIM To assess the association between opium consumption and lipid and glucose parameters in diabetic patients of northern Iran. METHODS Ninety-seven diabetic patients admitted to Critical Care Unit (CCU) of Rouhani and Shahid Beheshti hospitals from 2006 to 2007 were enrolled in this cross-sectional study. Forty-eight patients with regular opium… CONTINUE READING