Journal of
Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Physiol. Pathophysiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-260X
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPAP
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 54

Table of Content: September 2013; 4(4)

September 2013

The pathogenesis and pathophysiology of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus

The aim of this paper is to review the information on type 1 and type 2 diabetes with emphasis on its etiology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology via literature review. Diabetes is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a chronic hyperglycemic condition resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action or both. Type 1 diabetes is the result of an autoimmune reaction to proteins of the islets cells of...

Author(s): Ozougwu, J. C., Obimba, K. C., Belonwu, C. D., and Unakalamba, C. B.

September 2013

Knowledge of computer vision syndrome among computer users in the workplace in Abuja, Nigeria

Quantitative, descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the level of knowledge and extent of computer vision syndrome (CVS) among computer users at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Abuja, Nigeria. Structured questionnaire was administered to 100 computer users aged between 18 and 40 years. The findings showed that 40% of the participants were aware of CVS; of which 27% had knowledge of...

Author(s): T. R. Akinbinu and Y. J. Mashalla