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Rokiah Pendek
University of Malaya
Physical therapyType 2 diabetesType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1Mazliza Ramly (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 2
#2Moy Foong Ming (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 6
Last. Rokiah Pendek (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 4
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Background Many observational studies linked vitamin D to cardiometabolic risks besides its pivotal role in musculoskeletal diseases, but evidence from trials is lacking and inconsistent. Aim To determine whether Vitamin D supplementation in urban premenopausal women with vitamin D deficiency can improve cardiometabolic risks and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Design A double-blind randomized controlled trial was conducted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A total of 192 vitamin D deficient (<...
14 CitationsSource
#1Mazliza Ramly (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 2
#2Foong Ming Moy (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 17
Last. Alexander Tan Tong Boon (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 2
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Background Besides its classical role in musculoskeletal diseases, vitamin D deficiency has recently been found to be associated with cardiometabolic risks such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus and hypercholesterolemia. Although Malaysia is a sunshine-abundant country, recent studies found that vitamin D deficiency prevalence was significantly high. However, few published studies that measured its effect on cardiometabolic risk factors were found in Malaysia. There are also limited clinical tr...
3 CitationsSource
#1Zhi Xiang Ng (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 7
#2Kek Heng Chua (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 21
Last. Umah Rani Kuppusamy (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 22
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OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to assess the circulating levels of activated nuclear factor kappa B p65 and monocyte chemotactic protein-1 in diabetic retinopathy patients who were taking antihyperglycemic and antihypertensive drugs. METHODS: In total, 235 healthy controls and 371 Type 2 diabetic patients [171 without retinopathy (DNR) and 200 patients with retinopathy (diabetic retinopathy)] were recruited for this study. Plasma and the nuclear fraction of peripheral blood mononuclear cells were i...
2 CitationsSource
#1Zamri Chik (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 9
#2Roma Choudhury Basu (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 6
Last. Zahurin Mohamed (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 22
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Abstract Background: Rifampicin is a semisynthetic antibiotic derivative of rifamycin used worldwide for the treatment of various forms of tuberculosis. Objective: The objective of this study was to compare, under fasting conditions in healthy volunteers, the rate and extent of absorption of a generic rifampicin capsule in oral dosage form versus the proprietary equivalent formulation for the purpose of registration approval of the test formulation. Methods: This was an open-label, randomized, 2...
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#1Hasniza Zaman Huri (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 11
Last. Riyanto Teguh WidodoH-Index: 3
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SUMMARY. Sulphonylureas (SUs) are commonly prescribed in Malaysia and also worldwide. However, very limited information is available on their pattern of use and appropriateness of its utilization. Age, concurrent use of drugs such as beta blocker, salicylate and frusemide and also renal impairment were found to have influence on the selection of different types of SUs.
#1Hasniza Zaman HuriH-Index: 11
Last. Riyanto Teguh WidodoH-Index: 3
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Background: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is increasing in patients with type 2 diabetes in Asian countries. However, there is little information regarding the frequency and characteristics of DKA for Malaysian population. Objective: To identify the different clinical and biochemical features of DKA between adult patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Methods: A cross-sectional, retrospective study was performed at University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) between January 2000 and December 2005. ...
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#1Hasniza Zaman HuriH-Index: 11
Last. Rokiah PendekH-Index: 4
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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major and growinghealth problem, affecting 1.7 million individuals inMalaysia, and in 1996, more than 98% DM was oftype-2. Malaysia is predicted to have 2 times morediabetes than it has today by the year 2010 [1, 2].Treatment and care of diabetic patients are importantto prevent acute complications and to reduce the riskof death due to diabetes complications.Monitoring of the glucose levels is a criticalcomponent of overall diabetes management [3].It allows both the p...
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#1Zamri ChikH-Index: 9
#2Roma Choudhury Basu (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 6
Last. Zahurin MohamedH-Index: 22
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This study was carried out to compare the rate and extent of absorption of a generic salbutamol in oral dosage form (Brethmol, 4mg) with the proprietary equiva- lent product (Ventolin®, 4mg), in healthy adult subjects, under fasting conditions. The study was a single dose, randomized, two way crossover study with a four-week washout period. It involved 22 healthy volunteers who received a single dose (4mg) of the test and the reference products after an overnight fast of at least 10 hours. Blood...
4 CitationsSource
#1Hasniza Zaman HuriH-Index: 11
#2Lee Qiu YiH-Index: 1
Last. Che Zuraini SulaimanH-Index: 2
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Background. A retrospective observational study was conducted to study the use of antiplatelet agents for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease among hospitalized type 2 diabetes mellitus patients.Method. A total of 355 patients were included in the study. The compliance with the American Diabetes Association recommendation on the use of antiplatelet therapy for prevention of cardiovascular disease was studied.Results. For the primary prevention group, type 2 diabetes mellit...
3 CitationsSource
#1Ali Mohd Mustafa (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 11
#2Nancy T. Malintan (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 9
Last. N. ItoH-Index: 1
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This study is a result of an analysis of free and conjugated phytoestrogens daidzein, genistein, daidzin, genistin and coumesterol in human cord blood plasma using LCMS. Cord blood was collected from urban and rural populations of Malaysia (n = 300) to establish a simple preliminary database on the levels of the analyzed compounds in the collected samples. The study also aimed to look at the levels of phytoestrogens in babies during birth as this may have a profound effect on the developmental p...
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