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11
DEC
2017

Evaluation of patients’ adherence in accordance with guidelines for Peripheral Arterial Disease management

ABSTRACT Introduction: Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a serious chronic disease of the lower limb circulatory system as it affects the activity daily living and reduces patients’ quality of life. Usually, patients have low adherence to medication and guidelines. Aim: To...
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11
DEC
2017

Correlation between Body Mass Index and Insulin Levels in Premenopausal Women

ABSTRACT Obesity is one of the most important problems of modern societies, and is considered a modern plague which tends to evolve to a global pandemic. Premenopausal women, most of the times, manifest hormonal dysfunctions and dysfunctions in their metabolism. The consequences...
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11
DEC
2017

Initial and continued adherence to wearing appropriate footwear in people with diabetic foot disease: results of a pilot study

ABSTRACT Background: For the prevention and healing of diabetic foot ulcers, appropriate footwear or medical devices are utilized. However, initial and continued adherence of patients with diabetes-related foot problems in using such therapeutic means, is not satisfactory....
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11
DEC
2017

Interventions for preventing and managing of skin lesions after radiation.

ABSTRACT Introduction: Radiotherapy has a pivotal role in the fight against cancer. However 85% of patients, who undergo radiotherapy, will face moderate to severe skin reactions, for the treatment of which various local products, available in the market, are used. Aim: The aim...
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