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Application of the current dietary guidelines for people with diabetes mellitus by dieticians and nurses
(University of the Free State, 2004-04)
English: Intensive diabetes management resulting in control of blood glucose concentrations will delay the onset and significantly impede the progression of complications from diabetes. Healthcare professionals such as ...
Nutritional status, glycemic control and barriers to treatment compliance among patients with type 2 diabetes attending diabetes clinics in Maseru, Lesotho
(University of the Free State, 2014-07)
English: In 2013, 382 million people suffered from diabetes, with 80% of cases occurring in low-and-middle income countries. Diabetes and diabetes-related complications is the fourth most treated disease in Lesotho hospitals, ...
PPARγ gene polymorphisms in black South African females with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
(University of the Free State, 2015-01)
English: Diabetes mellitus is a lifestyle disease, with complications affecting quality of life. It is also increasing in prevalence on a global scale. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) accounts for more than 90% of all ...
A randomised controlled clinical trial of protein supplementation on the nutritional status in patients receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) in Frere Hospital, East London
(University of the Free State, 2015-02)
English: CKD includes a variety of heterogeneous disorders which cause progressive structural or functional deterioration of the kidney (KDIGO, 2013). Renal replacement therapy (RRT), becomes necessary when accumulating ...
Diabetes-related knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of adult patients with type 2 diabetes in the Free State, South Africa
(University of the Free State, 2016-01)
English: Worldwide Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a growing public health problem and is closely linked to overweight and obesity. Many patients with T2DM in South Africa are overweight or obese which has been associated ...
Adherence of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with the SEMDSA lifestyle guidelines
(University of the Free State, 2017-01)
English: Over the last decade, the global burden of disease and mortality has shifted from infectious diseases to chronic diseases. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is considered to be the fastest growing chronic disease ...