Articles by Author: Shaifali Joshi

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  1. Incidence of hypoglycaemia among insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus: South African cohort of International Operations Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (IO HAT) study

    Incidence of hypoglycaemia among insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus: South African cohort of International Operations Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (IO HAT) study

    Objectives: To assess the incidence and rates of hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) or type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the South African cohort of the International Operations Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (IO HAT) study.
  2. Management of Type 2 diabetes: Treating targets and strategies

    Management of Type 2 diabetes: Treating targets and strategies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Guidelines for care and treatment goals as recommended by the International Diabetes Federation and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) are presented, together with the recent consensus document from the ADA and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Targets...
  3. Type 2 diabetes: Primary prevention, screening and health care approach for diagnosis in South Africa

    Type 2 diabetes: Primary prevention, screening and health care approach for diagnosis in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    We have reviewed large studies that demonstrate different methods that have been adopted to prevent or delay the progression to Type 2 diabetes in high-risk individuals. The principal interventions include behavioural modifications in diet and physical activity, use of insulin...
  4. Oral hypoglycaemic drugs and newer agents use in Type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Oral hypoglycaemic drugs and newer agents use in Type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    We have reviewed the use of oral agents in the management of Type 2 diabetes, together with their pharmacological mechanisms, indications, side effects and contra-indications. The principal oral agents available for use include metformin, sulphonylureas, non-sulphonylurea secretagogues (meglitinides), thiazolidinediones, and...
  5. A review of insulin and insulin regimens in type 2 diabetes

    A review of insulin and insulin regimens in type 2 diabetes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    We have reviewed the various insulins available in the South African market, together with the modes of action of each of the formulations. The insulin groups discussed include the Basal insulins, the bolus or prandial insulins, and the premixed insulins...
  6. Long-distance dispersal capability of Lesser Flamingo <em>Phoeniconaias minor</em> between India and Africa: genetic inferences for future conservation plans

    Long-distance dispersal capability of Lesser Flamingo <em>Phoeniconaias minor</em> between India and Africa: genetic inferences for future conservation plans

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    We examine genetic differentiation of Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor, a colonial and vagrant waterbird confined to four populations in the Old World, in order to provide a first insight into geographic connections between the two major breeding populations. Sixty-nine flamingos,...