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Diagnostic accuracy of non-mydriatic fundus camera for screening of diabetic retinopathy: A hospital based observational study in Pakistan.

Muhammad Fahadullah, Nasir Ahmed Memon, Sumaira Salim, Shahid Ahsan, Muhammad Faisal Fahim, Seema Nigah Mumtaz, Sikander Ali Shaikh, Muhammad Saleh Memon,

OBJECTIVE:To determine the diagnostic accuracy of non-mydriatic fundus camera for the detection of diabetic retinopathy. METHODS:The cross-sectional study was conducted at Al Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Karachi, from January to May 2015, and comprised patients with type 2 diabetes who were screened for diabetic retinopathy. Single 45° fundus image focussed at ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2019, 69(3):378-382]

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Prevalence of obesity and its risk factors among school children in Karachi, Pakistan.

Naveed Mansoori, Nighat Nisar, Naveen Shahid, Syed Muhammad Mubeen, Shahid Ahsan,

A cross-sectional questionnaire study was conducted during 2012 in private and public-sector schools of Karachi to determine the prevalence and factors influencing overweight and obesity among school children (aged 11-15 years). Sociodemographic characteristics and dietary habits were explored. The CDC Growth Chart was used to record height and weight. Of ... Read more >>

Trop Doct (Tropical doctor)
[2018, 48(4):266-269]

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Frequency and determinants of malnutrition in children aged between 6 to 59 months in district Tharparkar, a rural area of Sindh.

Shahid Ahsan, Naveed Mansoori, Syed Maqsood Mohiuddin, Syed Muhammad Mubeen, Rubab Saleem, Muhammad Irfanullah,

OBJECTIVE:To assess the nutritional status of children living in Tharparkar. METHODS:This cross-sectional study was conducted in four villages of Tharparkar district of Sindh, Pakistan, in 2014, and comprised children aged between 6 and 59 months. Data was collected from mothers and anthropometry of children was done using standard techniques. Nutritional ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2017, 67(9):1369-1373]

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Relationship of seminal free L-Carnitine with functional spermatozoal characteristics: Results from an observational study conducted in a tertiary care hospital of Karachi, Pakistan.

Syed Danish Haseen Ahmed, Shahid Ahsan, Tehseen Iqbal, Syed Intesar Ahmed Burney,

OBJECTIVE:To investigate the relationship of seminal free L-carnitine with functional spermatozoal characteristics. METHODS:This observational study was conducted at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, from August 2009 to June 2013, and comprised fertile and infertile subjects. Semen analysis was performed and reported for its volume, sperm count, motility and morphology ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2017, 67(2):280-284]

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Role of Ramadan specific diabetes education (RSDE); A prospective study.

Muhammad Yakoob Ahmedani, Shahid Ahsan, Muhammad Saif Ul Haque,

OBJECTIVE:To observe the role of Ramadan Specific Diabetes Education (RSDE) in the management of fasting patients with diabetes. METHODS:This prospective study was carried out at out-patients department (OPD) of Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology (BIDE), in 2012. Recruitment of patients started a month prior to Ramadan. Muslim patients with ... Read more >>

(Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2017, 33(3):586-593]

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Effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor on glomerular hyperfiltration in patients with type 1 diabetes.

S A Jaffar Naqvi, Shahid Ahsan, Asher Fawwad, Abdul Basit, A Samad Shera,

OBJECTIVE:To assess the effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibition on glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in normotensive patient with type 1 diabetes. METHODS:A two year non-placebo control prospective study was conducted after ethical approval at Diabetes Centre of Diabetic Association of Pakistan, a WHO collaborating centre in Karachi, Pakistan. All patients ... Read more >>

(Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2016, 32(3):559-564]

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Retinal Screening Acceptance, Laser Treatment Uptake and Follow-up Response in Diabetics Requiring Laser Therapy in an Urban Diabetes Care Centre.

Salah Memon, Shahid Ahsan, Rashid Alvi, Asher Fawwad, Abdul Basit, Samad Shera, Sikander Ali Sheikh, Muhammad Faisal Fahim,

To determine the acceptance of retinal screening, Laser uptake and subsequent follow-up in diabetic patients attending the Diabetes Centre of Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DAP), Karachi.Observational case series.Diabetic Centre of Diabetic Association of Pakistan (DAP), Karachi, from January 2011 to December 2012.All the diabetic patients were screened for Diabetic Retinopathy ... Read more >>

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak (Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP)
[2015, 25(10):743-746]

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Frequency and risk of metabolic syndrome in prediabetics versus normal glucose tolerant subjects -- a comparative study.

Shahid Ahsan, Syed Danish Haseen Ahmed, Shah Nawaz Jamali, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Saiful Haque, Rashida Qasim,

To compare the frequency and risk of metabolic syndrome in pre-diabetics against normal glucose-tolerant subjects attending diabetes screening camps in an urban centre.The cross-sectional study was carried out at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, from January to August, 2008, and comprised subjects recruited through diabetes screening camps. They were ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2015, 65(5):496-500]

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Diagnostic accuracy of direct ophthalmoscopy for detection of diabetic retinopathy using fundus photographs as a reference standard.

Shahid Ahsan, Abdul Basit, Kazi Rumana Ahmed, Liaquat Ali, Fariha Shaheen, Muhammad Saif Ulhaque, Asher Fawwad,

AIMS: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of direct ophthalmoscopy for the presence and severity of diabetic retinopathy (DR) using fundus photographs as a reference standard. METHODS: Patients with type 2 diabetes attending the outpatient department (OPD) of a tertiary care diabetes center, from October 2009 to March 2010 were recruited ... Read more >>

Diabetes Metab Syndr (Diabetes & metabolic syndrome)
[2014, 8(2):96-101]

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Frequency, severity and risk indicators of retinopathy in patients with diabetes screened by fundus photographs: a study from primary health care.

Saleh Memon, Shahid Ahsan, Qamar Riaz, Abdul Basit, Sikandar Ali Sheikh, Asher Fawwad, A Samad Shera,

OBJECTIVE:To determine the frequency, severity and risk indicators of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with diabetes attending a primary care diabetes centre. METHODS:This observational study was conducted at Diabetic Association of Pakistan - a World Health Organization collaborating center in Karachi, from March 2009 to December 2011. Registered patients with ... Read more >>

(Pakistan journal of medical sciences)
[2014, 30(2):366-372]

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Status of serum adiponectin related to insulin resistance in prediabetics.

Shahid Ahsan, Sagheer Ahmed, Syed Danish Haseen Ahmed, Kiran Nauman,

OBEJCTIVE: To find the status of serum adiponectin in individuals progressing towards Type 2 diabetes mellitus and compare it with normal glucose tolerant subjects to determine the stage where alteration of adiponectin occurred.The cross-sectional study was carried out at the Department of Biochemistry, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, during January ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2014, 64(2):184-188]

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Role of L-carnitine in male infertility.

Syed Danish Haseen Ahmed, Khemomal Asudo Karira, Jagdesh, Shahid Ahsan,

OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that the free L-camitine helps in maintaining normal fertility. METHODS: The present descriptive study was designed to show comparison of seminal free L-carnitine and sperm quality. Case controlled convenient sampling was used to assess infertile male subjects from fertile. A total of 61 adult males ... Read more >>

J Pak Med Assoc (JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association)
[2011, 61(8):732-736]

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