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Antidiabetic medication adherence and associated factors among patients in Botswana; implications for the future
(Elsevier; https://www.elsevier.com/, 2017-03-06)
Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major global public health problem. Lack of adherence to medication causes suboptimal glycemic control increasing complication rates, costs and mortality. The objective of the study ...
Health-related quality of life and associated factors among patients with diabetes mellitus in Botswana
(Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2017-06-09)
Background: Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important aspect of diabetes mellitus care. The objective of the study was to determine the HRQOL of diabetes mellitus (DM) patients in Botswana as little known in ...
Review of ongoing activities and challenges to improve the care of patients with Type 2 Diabetes across Africa and the implications for the future
(Frontiers Media S.A. www.frontiersin.org, 2020-03-20)
Background: There has been an appreciable increase in the number of people in Africa with metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in recent years as a result of a number of factors. Factors include lifestyle changes, ...
Metabolic control and determinants among HIV-infected Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients attending a tertiary llinic in Botswana
(Dove Medical Press Ltd, www.dovepress.com, 2021-01-11)
Purpose: We primarily aimed at determining the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and abnormal individual metabolic control variables in HIV-infected participants as compared to HIV-uninfected participants given current ...
Alanine transaminase and hemoglobin appear to predict the occurrence of antituberculosis medication hepatotoxicity; findings and implications in Botswana
(Taylor & Francis. www.tandfonline.com, 2020-12-01)
Objective: Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global health problem, with medications having adverse effects including drug-induced hepatotoxicity. We determined the prevalence of anti-tuberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity and ...
Antimicrobial utilization research and activities in Botswana, the past, present and the future
(Taylor & Francis, www.tandfonline.com, 2019-09-23)
A number of activities are ongoing to reduce AMR in Botswana by improving antimicrobial utilization across all sectors. However, there is a need to share experiences. With the objective of sharing these, the second one ...