Full Text Journal Articles by
Author Asher Fawwad

Advertisement

Find full text journal articles






Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants.

,

BACKGROUND:Comparable global data on health and nutrition of school-aged children and adolescents are scarce. We aimed to estimate age trajectories and time trends in mean height and mean body-mass index (BMI), which measures weight gain beyond what is expected from height gain, for school-aged children and adolescents. METHODS:For this pooled ... Read more >>

Lancet (Lancet (London, England))
[2020, 396(10261):1511-1524]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Relationship between diabetic retinopathy and diabetic nephropathy; A longitudinal follow-up study from a tertiary care unit of Karachi, Pakistan.

Anum Butt, Nida Mustafa, Asher Fawwad, Saima Askari, Muhammad Saiful Haque, Bilal Tahir, Abdul Basit,

OBJECTIVE:To determine the development and progression of diabetic retinopathy in subjects with diabetic nephropathy. METHODOLOGY:This retrospective longitudinal follow up study was conducted in outpatient department of Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE), a tertiary care diabetes unit of Karachi Pakistan, from January 2005 to December 2016. Type 2 diabetic ... Read more >>

Diabetes Metab Syndr (Diabetes & metabolic syndrome)
[2020, 14(6):1659-1663]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

Prevalence of tobacco use in urban and rural areas of Pakistan; a sub-study from second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP) 2016 - 2017.

Abdul Basit, Bilal Bin Younus, Nazish Waris, Asher Fawwad, ,

Objective:To assess age standardized prevalence of tobacco use in urban and rural areas of Pakistan. Methods:This is a sub-study of second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP) 2016-2017. Prevalence of tobacco, ex-tobacco and non-tobacco users was determined in urban/rural areas of four provinces (Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Baluchistan) of ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2020, 36(4):808-815]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Relationship of C-peptide levels to duration of Type 1 diabetes - A study from Sindh, Pakistan.

Asher Fawwad, Nazish Waris, Saima Askari, Graham Ogle, Muhammad Yakoob Ahmedani, Abdul Basit,

Objective:To determine the relationship of C-peptide levels with duration of type 1 diabetes mellitus. Methods:This prospective study was conducted at Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE), Baqai Medical University (BMU), Karachi-Pakistan from December 2013 to December 2015. A total of 184 subjects were recruited during the study period, 100 ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2020, 36(4):765-769]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Association of vitamin B12 deficiency in people with type 2 diabetes on metformin and without metformin: a multicenter study, Karachi, Pakistan.

Zahid Miyan, Nazish Waris, ,

OBJECTIVE:To assess the prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on metformin and without metformin. METHODOLOGY:Between May 2018 and January 2019, this prospective multicenter observational study recruited participants from seven centers in four provinces of Pakistan (Sindh, Punjab, Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). Participants with ... Read more >>

BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care (BMJ open diabetes research & care)
[2020, 8(1):]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) as diagnostic criteria for diabetes: the optimal cut-off points values for the Pakistani population; a study from second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP) 2016-2017.

Abdul Basit, Asher Fawwad, Khalid Abdul Basit, Nazish Waris, Bilal Tahir, Iftikhar Ahmed Siddiqui, ,

AIM:Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) cut-off values as diagnostic tool in diabetes and prediabetes with its concordance to oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) in Pakistani population. METHODOLOGY:Data for this substudy was obtained from second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP) 2016-2017. With this survey, 10 834 individuals were recruited and after excluding known ... Read more >>

BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care (BMJ open diabetes research & care)
[2020, 8(1):]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Association of Zinc Transporter-8 Autoantibody (ZnT8A) with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus.

Afreen Bhatty, Saeeda Baig, Asher Fawwad, Zil E Rubab, Moazzam A Shahid, Nazish Waris,

BACKGROUND:Zinc transporter 8 autoantibody (ZnT8A), discovered through bioinformatics, is identified as another major biomarker for type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), expanding the panel of diagnostic autoantibodies. The absence of standard autoantibodies in T1DM patients and the presence of ZnT8A in individuals before disease development has led the researchers to evaluate ZnT8A ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2020, 12(3):e7263]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Diabetes Registry of Pakistan.

Abdul Basit, Asher Fawwad, Kulsoom Baqa,

Diabetes registries can be used to monitor the prevalence and incidence of diabetes. Diabetes registries are used in many countries for population management of diabetes, outcomes management, and development of Clinician finding Support Structure, for example, National Diabetes Registry (NDR) in Sweden and Singapore diabetes registry. According to 2nd National ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2020, 36(3):578-580]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Costs and outcomes of "intermediate" vs "minimal" care for youth-onset type 1 diabetes in six countries.

Gabriel A Gregory, Jingchuan Guo, Emma L Klatman, Gunduz A Ahmadov, Stéphane Besançon, Elizabeth D Gomez, Asher Fawwad, Kaushik Ramaiya, Mahen A Wijesuriya, Trevor J Orchard, Graham D Ogle,

OBJECTIVE:Data are needed to demonstrate that providing an "intermediate" level of type 1 diabetes (T1D) care is cost-effective compared to "minimal" care in less-resourced countries. We studied these care scenarios in six countries. METHODS:We modeled the complications/costs/mortality/healthy life years (HLYs) associated with "intermediate" care including two blood glucose tests/day (mean ... Read more >>

Pediatr Diabetes (Pediatric diabetes)
[2020, 21(4):628-636]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Frequency of urinary tract infection and antibiotic sensitivity of uropathogens in patients with diabetes.

Kaleem Ullah Zubair, Abdul Haleem Shah, Asher Fawwad, Rubina Sabir, Anum Butt,

Objective:To determine the frequency of urinary tract infections and antibiotic sensitivity among patients with diabetes. Methods:This observational study was carried out in Microbiology Department of Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE), Baqai Medical University from April 2015 to June 2016. All patients with diabetes having symptoms of UTI attending ... Read more >>

(Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2019, 35(6):1664-1668]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Comparison of ankle-brachial index (ABI) measured by an automated oscillometric apparatus with that by standard hand-held doppler in patients with Type-2 diabetes.

Shair Zaman Khan, Awn-Bin-Zafar, Nazish Waris, Zahid Miyan, Muhammad Saif Ulhaque, Asher Fawwad,

Objective:To compare the difference between an automated oscillometric ABI measurement as compared to standard hand-held doppler ABI in patients with Type-2 diabetes. Methods:This prospective study was conducted at foot clinic of Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE), Baqai Medical University (BMU), a tertiary care unit, Karachi-Pakistan. The duration of ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2019, 35(4):1167-1172]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Insulin-associated Weight Gain in Type 2 Diabetes and Its Relation with Caloric Intake.

Nadeem Naeem, Abdul Basit, Ambreen Shiraz, Awn Bin Zafar, Nida Mustafa, Shaista Ali Siddique, Asher Fawwad,

Objective The aim of this study was to observe the weight change in a patient with type 2 diabetes initiated on insulin therapy and the relation of weight gain with caloric intake. Methods This retrospective longitudinal follow-up study was conducted at the Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE), a ... Read more >>

Cureus (Cureus)
[2019, 11(7):e5275]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Prevalence and contributing risk factors for hypertension in urban and rural areas of Pakistan; a study from second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP) 2016-2017.

Abdul Basit, Salma Tanveer, Asher Fawwad, Nadeem Naeem, ,

Aim: To assess the prevalence and its associated risk factors for hypertension in urban and rural areas of Pakistan.Methods: This study is the part of second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP) 2016-2017, a large community-based epidemiological survey. Hypertension was determined for urban/rural areas of all four provinces of Pakistan. ... Read more >>

Clin Exp Hypertens (Clinical and experimental hypertension (New York, N.Y. : 1993))
[2020, 42(3):218-224]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Impact of multidisciplinary foot care team on outcome of diabetic foot ulcer in term of lower extremity amputation at a tertiary care unit in Karachi, Pakistan.

Musarrat Riaz, Zahid Miyan, Nazish Waris, Syed I H Zaidi, Bilal Tahir, Asher Fawwad, Abdul Basit,

To compare the outcomes of diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) in terms of healing and lower extremity amputation (LEA) rate before and after training of multidisciplinary foot care team (MDFCT). Subjects were categorised into two groups; Group-A cases seen between 1997 and 2006 (before upgrading of training and services of MDFCT) ... Read more >>

Int Wound J (International wound journal)
[2019, 16(3):768-772]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Clinical features, biochemistry and HLA-DRB1 status in youth-onset type 1 diabetes in Pakistan.

Asher Fawwad, Denira Govender, Mohammad Yakoob Ahmedani, Abdul Basit, Julie Ann Lane, Steven John Mack, Mark Alvin Atkinson, Clive Henry Wasserfall, Graham David Ogle, Janelle Annette Noble,

Published information on diabetes in Pakistani youth is limited. We aimed to investigate the demographic, clinical, and biochemical features, and HLA-DRB1 alleles in new cases of diabetes affecting children and adolescents <22 years of age. The study was conducted at Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology in Karachi from June 2013-December ... Read more >>

Diabetes Res Clin Pract (Diabetes research and clinical practice)
[2019, 149:9-17]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Optimized health care for subjects with type 1 diabetes in a resource constraint society: A three-year follow-up study from Pakistan.

Muhammad Yakoob Ahmedani, Asher Fawwad, Fariha Shaheen, Bilal Tahir, Nazish Waris, Abdul Basit,

BACKGROUND:Inadequate health infrastructure and poverty especially in rural areas are the main hindrance in the optimal management of subjects with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in Pakistan. AIM:To observe effectiveness of diabetes care through development of model clinics for subjects with T1D in the province of Sindh Pakistan. METHODS:A welfare project ... Read more >>

World J Diabetes (World journal of diabetes)
[2019, 10(3):224-233]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Current management strategies to target the increasing incidence of diabetes within Pakistan.

Abdul Basit, Asher Fawwad, Shaista Ali Siddiqui, Kulsoom Baqa,

According to the recently published National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP 2016-2017), the prevalence of diabetes is 26.3%. Hence, Pakistan has around 27.4 million people >20 years of age suffering with diabetes. Compared to previous estimation of having around 7 million diabetic patients based on a survey done in 1994-1998, ... Read more >>

Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes (Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity : targets and therapy)
[2019, 12:85-96]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Pakistan and diabetes-A country on the edge.

Abdul Basit, Asher Fawwad, Kulsoom Baqa,

The rising burden of diabetes is mainly ascribed to environmental and emotional changes. The main contributors are sedentary lifestyle including internet and TV usage, caloric rich diets leading to increasing obesity. The National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP 2016-2017) has reported the prevalence of diabetes as 26.3% in Pakistan. Pakistan ... Read more >>

Diabetes Res Clin Pract (Diabetes research and clinical practice)
[2019, 147:166-168]

Cited: 1 time

View full text PDF listing >>



Incidence of microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes: A 12 year longitudinal study from Karachi-Pakistan.

Asher Fawwad, Nida Mustafa, Awn Bin Zafar, Maria Khalid,

Objectives:To estimate the incidence of microvascular complications among subjects with type 2 diabetes at a tertiary care hospital. Methods:This retrospective longitudinal follow-up study assessed the data records of type 2 diabetic subjects who visited the outpatient department of Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology, Baqai Medical University, from January 2005 ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2018, 34(5):1058-1063]

Cited: 3 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Prevalence of diabetes, pre-diabetes and associated risk factors: second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (NDSP), 2016-2017.

Abdul Basit, Asher Fawwad, Huma Qureshi, A S Shera, ,

OBJECTIVE:The second National Diabetes Survey of Pakistan (second NDSP) was planned to ascertain the updated prevalence of diabetes, pre-diabetes and associated risk factors at the national and provincial levels. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS:The survey was conducted by using multistage clustering technique in all four provinces of Pakistan from February 2016 ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2018, 8(8):e020961]

Cited: 17 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Association of serum liver enzyme Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Mujeeb Ur Rehman Abro, Anum Butt, Kulsoom Baqa, Nazish Waris, Maria Khalid, Asher Fawwad,

Objectives:To assess the association of raised serum liver enzyme (ALT) with type 2 diabetic subjects. Methods:This retrospective data was accessed at Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE) from January 2005 to May 2016. A total of 1966 subjects with type 2 diabetes were included in the study. Subjects were ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2018, 34(4):839-843]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and microvascular complications in subjects with type 2 diabetes: Pakistan’s perspective

Asher Fawwad, Anum Mehmood Butt, Iftikhar Ahmed Siddiqui, Maria Khalid, Rubina Sabir, Abdul Basit,

Background/aim: The aim of this study is to find the association between diabetic microvascular complications and the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in subjects with type 2 diabetes. Materials and methods: This was a retrospective study based on hospital data records from January 2005 to May 2016 at the Baqai Institute of ... Read more >>

Turk J Med Sci (Turkish journal of medical sciences)
[2018, 48(1):157-161]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Improvement in Neuropathy Specific Quality of Life in Patients with Diabetes after Vitamin D Supplementation.

Uazman Alam, Asher Fawwad, Asher Fawwad, Fariha Shaheen, Bilal Tahir, Abdul Basit, Rayaz A Malik,

Objective:To assess the effect of vitamin D supplementation on neuropathy specific quality of life (NeuroQoL) in patients with painful diabetic neuropathy. Methods:This prospective, open label study was conducted between June 2012 and April 2013. Patients with symptomatic diabetic neuropathy were given a single dose of 600,000 IU intramuscular vitamin D, and ... Read more >>

J Diabetes Res (Journal of diabetes research)
[2017, 2017:7928083]

Cited: 5 times

View full text PDF listing >>



A Study on Catalase Gene Promoter Polymorphism -21 A/T (rs7943316) in Healthy Pakistani population.

Syeda Nuzhat Nawab, Sitwat Zehra, Asher Fawwad, Abid Azhar,

Background & Objective:Catalase (CAT) is an important endogenous antioxidant enzyme that detoxifies H2O2 into water and oxygen, consequently limiting the deleterious effects of reactive oxygen species. It has suggested that CAT-21A/T (rs7943316) OMIM: 115500 gene promoter polymorphism is predominantly associated with different human disorders such as hypertension, cancers, diabetes, nephropathy, ... Read more >>

Pak J Med Sci (Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2017, 33(6):1521-1524]

Cited: 0 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Frequency of depression among patients with Type-I diabetes in a developing country, Pakistan.

Musarrat Riaz, Nazish Imran, Asher Fawwad, Abdul Basit,

Objective:To determine the frequency of depressive symptoms among young people with Type-I diabetes. Methods:This cross sectional study was conducted at Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology, Karachi, Pakistan from February to December 2015. All People aged between 12-20 years with Type-I diabetes for at least 1 year attending the OPD ... Read more >>

(Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2017, 33(6):1318-1323]

Cited: 2 times

View full text PDF listing >>



Advertisement

Disclaimer
1.2311 s