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Dr. Arij M Abdeljawad Mousa

Arij Mousa is one of the staff members at the department of 5 faculty of 12.She is working as a since 2013-07-26. He teaches several subjects in his major and has several puplications in the field of his interest.

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Effect of smoking on fasting blood glucose level

Objective: it is well known that smoking increases the risk of developing diabetes and induces increases on blood glucose level, so when people stop smoking we would expect better state. The present study was aimed to investigate the effect of smoking on the human blood glucose level of smokers and ex-smokers diabetic patients. Research design: This experiment was conducted on diabetic center on Libya included 80 healthy chronic smokers and 80 healthy ex-smokers people. Fasting blood sugar test performed on each subject. Results: Smoking acutely induces Fasting blood glucose level: the fasting glucose level of smokers was 127±3.36 mg/dl (mean±STD) during the smoking and 109±6.4 mg/dl in the ex-smokers (P< 0.05).. Conclusion: Smoking acutely increases blood glucose level These findings support the pathogenetic role of cigarette smoking on cardiovascular risk factors of diabetic patient.
amjed taher mohamed shaktour(12-2019)
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Adherence of Libyan Community Pharmacies to Optimal Drug Storing Conditions during the Condition of Recurrent Electricity Shutdowns

Background and Objectives: Compliance of community pharmacies with the proper practice of storage and dispensing of medicines is crucial for ensuring the quality and safety of medicines, particularly with the circumstance of recurrent electricity blackout in Libya. This study was aimed to assess the compliance of community pharmacies with the proper practice of drug storage in Tripoli city, Libya. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional survey conducted in November 2020 targeting a total of 56 community pharmacies in Tripoli, Libya. The questionnaire was adapted from the WHO Checklist for Good Storage Practices and included 41 questions organized under five sections: socio-demographics, pharmacist’s attitude toward the quality of storage practices, queries on environmental storage conditions, the quality of facilities in the community pharmacy, and queries on storage and pharmacy practices. Data were presented as descriptive statistics. Results: Out of the total 56 visited pharmacies, a total of 46 (82.1%) pharmacists participated in the study with one pharmacist being interviewed in every pharmacy. Results showed that 15% of employees reported variety of cleanliness regulatory depending on cutting off running water circumstances in Tripoli and other reasons. About 78.8% participants observed dust in shelves and over the drugs packaging, and 22% of the participant pharmacies’ drugs exposure to direct sunlight. Additionally, 72% of employee experienced high temperatures in the pharmacy during electricity blackouts, whereas only 48% of them experienced humidity. In addition, 91.4% had alternative source of electricity, 44.3% had a power backup connected to the refrigerators. Conclusion: The compliance of majority of the community pharmacies operated in Tripoli is below standard. There is still need to improve the storage practices in the community pharmacies by obeying with the regulatory standards as specified by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Libya.
Ahmed Elbadri M Atia(5-2021)
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Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency for Obese Women in Western Libya

Abstract: Today, an association between vitamin D deficiency and obesity is well known, but the mechanisms are not clear yet. This study was designed to investigate the effect of body weight on serum vitamin D levels in obese women. This study has been carriedout between 1st of April and 20th of Jun 6262 for obese women (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2). The obese women diagnosed with vitamin deficiency were aged from 18 to 60 years. The study was performed in government and private clinics of Nutrition and Dietetics for weight loss in Tripoli, Libya. This subjects’ sociodemographic features, anthropometric measurements (height, weight, body mass index (BMI), hip and waist circumference, body composition (body fat mass in kg, body water content in kg) and biochemical parameter measurements calcium (Ca), vitamin D,TG was analyzed through face-to-face interview method. Serum vitamin D level was measured in all obese women by obtaining 2 milliliter blood samples. A standard interview-based questionnaire form was to obtain data on demography. The questions provide details about personal characteristics include age, occupation, income social status, illness, medication, using vitaminD, calcium and another laboratories investigation such as Lipid Profile. A statistically significant relation (p=0.02) was found between serum vitamin D and BMI values in obese women. Also, there was a high relation between serum calcium values and vitamin D values (p= 0.008). This indicates that women diagnosed with vitamin D values from 10 to 20 have the highest level of calcium.
Fawzia Ahmed Mohamed(6-2022)
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