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Scholars’ Press publishes Bangladeshi endocrinologist’s book

DHAKA, March 11, 2017 (BSS)- Scholars' Press, a German-based renowned international publishing groups, published a book of research works on diabetes conducted by a Bangladeshi endocrinologist and researcher, Dr Shahjada Selim.

Titled with "Factors of Poor Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes", the book was co-authored by Diabetes specialist and Head of the Department of Endocrinology at BIRDEM General Hospital Professor Prof Md Faruque Pathan and Dr Selim, an Assistant Professor of Endocrinology Department at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.

The world's largest internet-based retailer of books 'Amazon.com' has fixed 45.9 Euro as price of the book which is the first such work of Dr Selim.

"There are a large number of diabetics in Bangladesh likewise other countries. We are, all, living with risk of diabetes. Unfortunately the ratio of diabetes control in Bangladesh is 18.8 percent which is lowest in the world," Dr Selim told BSS.

He said keeping this in mind he along with Dr Faruque worked on it and the book is the outcome of their efforts.

The endocrinologist said the people with diabetes in Bangladesh are not conscious enough of controlling the diseases appropriately while there is lack of knowledge among people here to maintain health tips to keep them away from it.

He expressed the hope that the book will help the specialists and policy makers formulate strategies in this field of medical science as well as it will be beneficial to common people and diabetics to become aware about the physical disorder.

Dr Selim has been writing different articles and books on health affairs for couple of years in Bangla. His two books were also published in the Amar Ekushey Book Fair this year.

Scholars' Press provides high-quality academic publishing, with all the advantages of an intercontinental company in marketing, production and distribution.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)