Areas of interest

Owing to the expertise of its Principal Investigators, the 2HD research covers the following area                                                                                   

 Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in Africans

  Ketosis-prone type 2 diabetes in Africans
  Diabetes complications and cardiovascular diseases

  Migration and diabetes
  Diabetes in children and adolescents
  Circadian blood pressure abnormalities in chronic diseases (Sickle cell, Rheumatoid arthritis, HIV/AIDS)

  Obesity

  Obesity in children, adolescents and young adults
  Birth weight as a risk factor of non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africans

  Dyslipidaemia

  Validation of the Friedewald equation to estimation LDL cholesterol in sub-Saharan Africans
  Impact of the current guidelines for blood cholesterol management, on eligibility for statin in a sub-Saharan Africans with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  Accuracy of diagnostic tools used in sub-Saharan Africa

 Influence of skin-contaminants on the accuracy of glucometers

   Interactions between non-communicable and infectious diseases

  Evaluation of the accuracy of point-of-care devices used in diagnosis
  Hepatitis C and cardiometabolic diseases
 HIV and cardiometabolic diseases

   Development and evaluation of metabolic activities of phytomedicines

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