Nabila Abdella

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of interaction cards to evaluate clinical performance
    Khaled F al-Jarallah
    Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization, Kuwait
    Med Teach 27:369-74. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Effect of homeostasis model assessment computational method on the definition and associations of insulin resistance
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:1629-34. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associations of low plasma erythropoietin in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diabet Med 23:839-44. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of resistin with inflammation and insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 67:215-25. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Body iron stores in relation to the metabolic syndrome, glycemic control and complications in female patients with type 2 diabetes
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:559-66. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Determinants and associations of homocysteine and prothrombotic risk factors in Kuwaiti patients with cerebrovascular accident
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:136-42. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Which obesity index best explains the link between adipokines, coronary heart disease risk and metabolic abnormalities in type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 18:123-9. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Higher levels of alanine aminotransferase within the reference range predict unhealthy metabolic phenotypes of obesity in normoglycemic first-degree relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:301-8. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cystatin C and beta-2 microglobulin as markers of renal function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat Code 13110, Kuwait
    J Diabetes Complications 17:160-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of C-reactive protein with coronary heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, 13110, Safat, Kuwait
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 58:37-44. 2002

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of interaction cards to evaluate clinical performance
    Khaled F al-Jarallah
    Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization, Kuwait
    Med Teach 27:369-74. 2005
    ..The method can be generalized to encompass training and examinations programmes for all categories of trainees in most clinical specialties...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of homeostasis model assessment computational method on the definition and associations of insulin resistance
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:1629-34. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the effect of HOMA computational methods [original HOMA model formula (HOMA1) and online calculator computer model (HOMA2)] on the associations and cut-off limits for insulin resistance...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associations of low plasma erythropoietin in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Diabet Med 23:839-44. 2006
    ..Low plasma erythropoietin (EPO) is a key causal factor in the anaemia of diabetic patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of anaemia in relation to EPO in patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Associations of resistin with inflammation and insulin resistance in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 67:215-25. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Body iron stores in relation to the metabolic syndrome, glycemic control and complications in female patients with type 2 diabetes
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:559-66. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the associations of iron metabolism parameters with the metabolic syndrome (MS), control and complications in female patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  6. doi request reprint Determinants and associations of homocysteine and prothrombotic risk factors in Kuwaiti patients with cerebrovascular accident
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:136-42. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the determinants and associations of some prothrombotic risk factors in patients with cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs)...
  7. doi request reprint Which obesity index best explains the link between adipokines, coronary heart disease risk and metabolic abnormalities in type 2 diabetes mellitus?
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 18:123-9. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Higher levels of alanine aminotransferase within the reference range predict unhealthy metabolic phenotypes of obesity in normoglycemic first-degree relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:301-8. 2010
    ..ALT could be used for identification of the metabolically obese phenotype. Lowering the ALT upper normal reference limit will facilitate earlier detection of risky phenotypes of obesity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cystatin C and beta-2 microglobulin as markers of renal function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat Code 13110, Kuwait
    J Diabetes Complications 17:160-8. 2003
    ..Despite recent studies showing that serum cystatin C (CC) is a better marker for GFR than the ubiquitously used serum creatinine, its clinical utility remains under evaluation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of C-reactive protein with coronary heart disease risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, 13110, Safat, Kuwait
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 58:37-44. 2002
    ..Our results support the inclusion of CRP (high-sensitivity assay), in the risk assessment of diabetic subjects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Serum concentration of cystatin C is not affected by cellular proliferation in patients with proliferative haematological disorders
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Sufat
    Ann Clin Biochem 39:308-10. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate whether patients with proliferative haematological disorders have increased serum concentrations of CC compared with normal subjects...
  12. doi request reprint Variations in alanine aminotransferase levels within the normal range predict metabolic and androgenic phenotypes in women of reproductive age
    Olusegun A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 70:554-60. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that alanine aminotransferase (ALT), a marker of NAFLD, is associated with endocrine and metabolic abnormalities in women with normal ALT...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of serum cystatin C and chromogranin A as markers of nephropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 60:483-9. 2000
    ..However, further studies are required to confirm the usefulness of serum cystatin C estimation as a screening test and as an early indicator and predictor of the development of DN...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin, insulin resistance and clinical expression of the metabolic syndrome in patients with Type 2 diabetes
    O A Mojiminiyi
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:213-20. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Risk factors for the development of diabetes mellitus in chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 4 infection
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:42-8. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate the viral and host risk factors associated with the development of T2D in patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 4 infection in the absence of liver fibrosis and steatosis...
  16. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in a population with high incidence of type 2 diabetes: impact on diabetes complications
    Wassim Chehadeh
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 4:200-6. 2011
    ..The results suggest that T2D-patients in Kuwait have higher prevalence of HCV infection than controls, and that HCV viremia is associated with diabetes-related complications...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of smoking habit on circulating adipokines in diabetic and non-diabetic subjects
    Sana S Al Mutairi
    Department of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Ann Nutr Metab 52:329-34. 2008
    ..Despite the well-known inverse association between smoking and body weight, there have been conflicting reports on the association between smoking and adipokines such as leptin and adiponectin...
  18. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine and hematological factors in patients with venous thromboembolic diseases in Kuwait
    Rajaa Marouf
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Acta Haematol 117:98-105. 2007
    ..We postulate that hyperhomocysteinemia acts synergistically with hematological variables to increase VTE risk. This study evaluates the roles of hyperhomocysteinemia and hematological variables in patients with VTE...
  19. ncbi request reprint Association of serum sialic acid with cardiovascular metabolic risk factors in Kuwaiti children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Mohamed A A Moussa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioual Sciences, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Metabolism 53:638-43. 2004
    ..A long-term prospective study is recommended to ascertain the longitudinal relationship of serum TSA with the adverse metabolic changes in type 1 diabetic children as complications prevail...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among Kuwaiti children and adolescents
    Mohamed A A Moussa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:270-5. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes among 6- to 18-year-old Kuwaiti children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of type 1 diabetes among 6- to 18-year-old Kuwaiti children
    Mohamed A A Moussa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 14:87-91. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of type 1 diabetes among 6- to 18-year-old Kuwaiti children according to gender, age, and region...
  22. doi request reprint Putative roles of circulating resistin in patients with asthma, COPD and cigarette smokers
    Sana S Al Mutairi
    Department of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    Dis Markers 31:1-7. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Profound weight loss in a type 2 diabetic patient with diabetic neuropathic cachexia: a case report
    T Al-Hajeri
    Department of Medicine, Moubarak Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Diabetes Metab 35:422-4. 2009
    ..Also, the analgesic therapies could be discontinued. This case report is typical of diabetic neuropathic cachexia, first described by Ellenberg in 1974...
  24. ncbi request reprint Determinants of glycated LDL levels in nondiabetic and diabetic hyperlipidaemic patients in Kuwait
    Abayomi O Akanji
    Clinical Chemistry Unit, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923 Safat, 13110, Kuwait
    Clin Chim Acta 317:171-6. 2002
    ..Measurement of blood levels of modified LDL particles could thus constitute another useful modality in identifying subjects at high risk of coronary atherosclerosis (CHD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of p53 gene codon 72 in Kuwaiti with coronary artery disease and diabetes
    Moussa Alkhalaf
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923 Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Int J Cardiol 115:1-6. 2007
    ..Our study is the first pilot study to be conducted on Kuwaitis suffering from CAD and diabetes, aiming at investigating the possible existence of the above association...
  26. pmc Comparison of renal function markers in Kuwaiti patients with sickle cell disease
    R Marouf
    Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Clin Pathol 59:345-51. 2006
    ..Proteinuria is a common manifestation of renal disease which is a significant cause of morbidity in patients with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with type 1 diabetes in Kuwaiti children
    M A A Moussa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Acta Diabetol 42:129-37. 2005
    ..As these changes are associated with early onset atherogenesis, metabolic markers need to be measured and possibly corrected at an early stage in children with diabetes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and other cardiovascular metabolic risk factors in Kuwaiti children with type-1 diabetes
    M A A Moussa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Ann Nutr Metab 48:329-34. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the relation of plasma lipoprotein(a) concentrations with metabolic cardiovascular risk factors in Kuwaiti children with uncomplicated type-1 diabetes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism and lipid profiles in Kuwaiti children with type 1 diabetes
    M Alsaeid
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Pediatr Diabetes 5:87-94. 2004
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  30. ncbi request reprint Social and psychological characteristics of Kuwaiti children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    M A A Moussa
    Department of Community Medicine and Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, 13110 Safat, Kuwait
    Soc Sci Med 60:1835-44. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Beneficial changes in serum apo A-1 and its ratio to apo B and HDL in stable hyperlipidaemic subjects after Ramadan fasting in Kuwait
    A O Akanji
    Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
    Eur J Clin Nutr 54:508-13. 2000
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  32. doi request reprint Initiation of insulin glargine therapy in type 2 diabetes subjects suboptimally controlled on oral antidiabetic agents: results from the AT.LANTUS trial
    M Davies
    Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Diabetes Obes Metab 10:387-99. 2008
    ..This subgroup analysis investigated the initiation of once-daily glargine therapy in patients suboptimally controlled on multiple OADs...