Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Renal insufficiency


Anaemia and Its Associated Factors Among Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Eastern India: A Cross Sectional Study

Shaibal Guha, Amit Kumar Das

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 5591-5598

Background: Anaemia is a common diabetes mellitus (DM) consequence that has a
negative impact on the progression and development of other diabetes-related
problems. Despite this, little is known about the prevalence of anaemia and its
associated variables in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients. As a result, the
purpose of this study was to look at the prevalence of anaemia and its associated
variables in T2DM patients.
Methods: A hospital-based cross-sectional study was carried out on 249 T2DM patients
who were chosen by a systematic random sample procedure. Face-to-face interviews,
anthropometric measurements, and laboratory testing such as haemoglobin
measurements, red blood indices, and serum creatinine analysis were used to collect
data. The data were coded and entered into Epi-data management version 4.4.1.0 before
being analysed using SPSS version 22. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression
analysis were used to discover the determinants of anaemia. P-values less than 0.05 were
considered statistically significant.
Results: According to the findings of the study, 20.1 percent of the individuals were
anaemic. Age >60 years (AOR=3.06, 95 percent CI: 1.32–7.11), poor glycemic control
(AOR=2.95, 95 percent CI: 1.22–7.15), eGFR 60–89.9 mL/min/1.73m2 (AOR=2.91, 95
percent CI: 1.15–7.37), eGFR 10 years (AOR=2.75, 95 percent CI: 1.17–6.48), and
experiencing diabetic complications (AOR=3.81, 95% CI: 1.65–8.81) were significantly
associated with anaemia.

The Predictive Value of Oral Nicorandil on Contrast Induced Nephropathy in Patients with Renal Insufficiency Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization in Non ST Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome

Ayman Ahmed Seleim Msc; Osama Mohamed Hassan MD; Ahmed Shawky El-serafy MD.; Ahmed Ibrahim El-Desoky MD

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 331-351

CIN leads to increased morbidity, prolonged hospital stay and thereby, more health care costs. The incidence of CIN varies from 2% to 30%. Fortunately, most cases can be completely reversed within two to four weeks. The optimal therapeutics used to prevent and CIN remains unclear. The main objective of the current study is to assess the effect of oral Nicorandil on the occurrence of CIN in patients with renal insufficiency undergoing cardiac catheterization in NSTEACS