Articles by Author: Verushka Chetty

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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. Clinical practice guidelines for management of neuropathic pain: expert panel recommendations for South Africa

    Clinical practice guidelines for management of neuropathic pain: expert panel recommendations for South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Neuropathic pain (NeuP) is challenging to diagnose and manage, despite ongoing improved understanding of the underlying mechanisms. Many patients do not respond satisfactorily to existing treatments. There are no published guidelines for diagnosis or management of NeuP in South Africa...
  3. Job stress and attitudes toward change: The mediating effect of psychological attachment

    Job stress and attitudes toward change: The mediating effect of psychological attachment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The present study explores the indirect effect of job stress on attitudes toward change through individuals’ psychological attachment (organisational commitment mindsets and job embeddedness). The sample comprised N = 350 employees (black African: 67%; males: 69%; 26–40 years: 67%) who...
  4. The do’s and don’ts of arginine supplementation

    The do’s and don’ts of arginine supplementation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    In the last three decades the nutritional and pharmacologic effects of arginine have been the subject of intense investigation. Taking into consideration the many benefits that have been demonstrated from arginine supplementation, the question remains: “Can we afford not to...
  5. The prevalence of chronic postmastectomy pain syndrome in female breast cancer survivors

    The prevalence of chronic postmastectomy pain syndrome in female breast cancer survivors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Breast cancer is one of the most common cancer diagnoses in women. Surgical treatment is indicated in most patients. Postmastectomy pain syndrome (PMPS) is a debilitating neuropathic pain syndrome that develops after breast surgery. A review of the literature...
  6. Caregiver satisfaction with a multidisciplinary community-based rehabilitation programme for children with cerebral palsy in South Africa

    Caregiver satisfaction with a multidisciplinary community-based rehabilitation programme for children with cerebral palsy in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    This study sought to determine the levels of satisfaction and experiences of caregivers with a multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme. A total of 26 caregivers were recruited at 3 health settings in South Africa. A survey based on the Multidimensional Assessment of...