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Research Article
The -1Year Survival In Hiv-Infected People Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy Varies Across Location Of Health Care Facilities In Benin

C. Sossa Jerome*, Mt Agonnoudé, Ge. Sopoh, Ai Bah-Chabi, A.De Souza, M. Bachabi, G. Gbetowenonmon, V. Agueh, Em Ouendo, Lt Ouedraogo

The National Programme for Fight against (PNLS) of Benin has been providing free antiretroviral drugs since 2003. Two assessments of survival in HIV infected patients receiving antiretroviral treatment (ART) were previously done in 2006 and 2009. The objective of this study was to assess 1-year survival in persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Benin in 2014, to compare it with previous ones (2006 and 2009) and explore its association with locations of ART providing facilities. This retrospective study included 2176 Benin PLWHA under highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) as per 2006 WHO ART guidelines, selected in 46 ART providing facilities through all regions across the country.

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Research Article
Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Benin Adults: A Hospital-Based Case-Control Study

C. Sossa Jérome*, J. Saizonou, Pi. Adégnadjou, P. Makoutodé, G. Sopoh, B. Aguemon, V. Mongbo, A. Kpozehouen, J. Capo-Chichi, E-M. Ouendo

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is defined as a “metabolic disorder caused by different factors characterized by a chronic high level of blood sugar with disturbances to carbohydrate, fat, and protein metabolism resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. Several type of diabetes are known including mainly: type 1 DM or insulin dependent DM, type 2 DM or noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus and gestational DM is defined as any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy.

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