ABOUT SA JOURNAL OF DIABETES AND VASCULAR DISEASE
The South African Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease aims to provide a competent resource for specialists, general practitioners and primary care diabetic nurse and allied professionals on diabetes management in Southern Africa.

The Journal publish original articles from South Africa and Southern Africa, which contribute towards the understanding of the particular problems facing our resource-constrained environment. All original articles will be subjected to peer-review. The types of articles include original research contributions of either clinical or basic laboratory research, epidemiology and case reports.

Reviews should be critical and relevant to our region. The categories of articles include Original Research, Reviews, CME Updates, Case Reports & Editorials relevant to the field of Diabetes (Type
1 and 2 Diabetes) and Vascular Disease, including strokes.
LATEST SA DIABETES & VASCULAR journal ARTICLES
PREVIOUS ISSUE: VOLUME 13, ISSUE 2, DECEMBER 2016

• Type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: echocardiographic study
• Effects of Prosopis glandulosa in rat models of pre-diabetes
• SES versus BMS in coronary artery disease patients with diabetes
• Topical rifamycin in on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery
• Mean platelet volume associated with myocardial perfusion defect
• Changing perspectives on adipose tissue
• Epidemiology of ischaemic heart disease in sub-Saharan Africa
• Guidelines on transcatheter aortic valve implantation in South Africa

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PREVIOUS ISSUE: VOLUME 13, ISSUE 1, JULY 2016

• The Zambian Problem Areas in Diabetes (PAID) scale
• Metabolic syndrome among hypertensive Nigerians
• Effect of altitude on the measurement of HbA1c
• The Abeokuta Heart Failure Registry in Nigeria
• Hypertension and cardiovascular risk factors: Senegals
• Prevalence and distribution of NCDs in Uganda
• Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in Asian Indians
• Diagnostic and prognostic values of BNP and NTpro-BNP

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Hypertension in Africa: what role can interventional strategies play?

AfricaPCR 2016, the third edition of the continent’s premier interventional cardiology meeting, got under way in Johannesburg on 10 March with a plenary session devoted to the topic of hypertension in Africa and, specifically, whether interventional measures, notably renal denervation, have a role to play in its treatment, either as complementary or as an alternative to drug therapy, particularly given the compliance issues often associated with the latter.

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Cardiovascular disease market set to grow very slowly to $146.4 billion by 2022, says GBI Research

The cardiovascular disease market, which includes hypertension, dyslipidaemia and thrombotic events, is set to grow from $129.2 billion in 2015 to $146.4 billion by 2022, at a very modest compound annual growth rate of 1.8%, according to business intelligence provider GBI Research.

The company’s latest report states that this relative stagnation can be attributed to major product approvals coinciding with key patent expirations.

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Risk of cardiac death in diabetic haemodialysis patients increased due to thyroid problems

A prospective study found that diabetic haemodialysis patients’ sub-clinical hyperthyroidism and euthyroid sick syndrome may increase the risk of sudden cardiac-related deaths. Dr Christiane Drechsler, of University Hospital Würzburg in Würzburg, Germany, and colleagues conducted a study that included 1 000 patients undergoing haemodialysis for diabetes..

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CALL FOR diabetes and vascular original research ARTICLES
This peer-reviewed journal is available as full text at all tertiary institutions in South Africa, presenting a great opportunity to submit your good-quality original articles for speedy publication. Recent user research has shown that some 10 000 annual topic searches were done on the SA Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease database, which contains seven years of published material.

The SA Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease aims to provide a forum for specialists involved in the care of people with diabetes, to exchange information, promote better management and stimulate research in Africa.

This quarterly journal publishes original research and scholarly reviews about prevention and management of diabetes, relating to both general and specific issues. The SA Journal of Diabetes & Vascular Disease invites you to submit your articles online only.

Read the Instructions to Authors  for more information on the journal’s policies and the submission process.


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