Prof. Girei Bakari

Prof. Girei Bakari

Professor

Department of Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
Department of Medicine, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria., ZARIA, Nigeria, 81001

plus Speciality

Diabetes

Biography:

1. Bakari AG, Onyemelukwe GC, Sani BG, Hassan SS, and Aliyu TM: Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in suburban northern. Nigeria; results of a public screening survey. Diabetes International, November1999; 9:59-60. 2. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C: The Oedema syndrome in a Nigerian diabetic patient. Diabetes International. November 1999; 9:60. 3. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C; Insulin secretion in type-2 diabetes - a review. Diabetes International, July 2002; 12 (2): 41-43. 4. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C: Rarity of Myasthenia gravis in northern Nigerians. Annals of African Medicine, July 2002; 1 (1): 25-27. 5. Bakari A.G & Narayan D. Diabetes mellitus complicating B- thalassemia; a case report. - Annals of African Medicine, 2003; 2(1): 36- 38. 6. Bakari AG. Plasma insulin pattern in a Hausa Fulani ethnic group in northern Nigeria. Annals of African Medicine 2004; 3(1): 7- 9. 7. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C Glucose intolerance among apparently healthy Hausa-Fulani northern Nigerians Annals of African Medicine, 2004; 3(1): 32- 34. 8. Bakari AG. Fasting plasma insulin levels and blood pressure among type.2 diabetic Nigerians. Tropical Cardiology 2004; 30(117): 11-13. 9. Bakari A.G. Severe diarrhea complicating Metformin therapy: an unusual presentation. Nigerian Journal of Medicine 2004; 13(2)199-200. 10. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C; Plasma insulin response to oral glucose tolerance test in type-2 Nigerian diabetics. East African. Med, J 2004; 81 (9): 463-467. 11. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C: Reliability of a visually read semi-quantitative blood glucose monitoring strip among Nigerian Diabetics. Annals of Nigerian Medicine 2005; 1:19-20. 12. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C; Aetiopathogenesis of type-2 diabetes. Diabetes International, May 2005; 13 (1): 7-9. 13. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C; Insulin resistance in type-2 diabetic Nigerian diabetics. International journal of diabetes and metabolism 2005; 13: 24-27. 14. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C; Indices of obesity among type-2 diabetic Hausa-Fulani Nigerians. International journal of diabetes and metabolism 2005; 13: 28-29. 15. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe G.C; Total insulin output is low in type-2 diabetic Nigerians. International journal of diabetes and metabolism 2005; 13 : 93-95 16. Bakari AG. Insulinogenic indices among type-2 diabetic Nigerians. International journal of diabetes and metabolism 2005; 13: 167-169. 17. Onyemelukwe GC, Bakari AG, Mba EC. Platelet aggregation in diabetic Nigerians. International journal of diabetes and metabolism 2006; 14: 30-34. 18. Bakari AG and Onyemelukwe GC. Pancreatic beta-cell function in type-2 diabetic Nigerian Patients. Diabetes International, May 2006; 14: 21-23. 19. Onyemelukwe G.C, Bakari AG, Ogbadu G. Sugar and caloric contents of selected soft drinks marketed in, Nigeria. International journal of diabetes and metabolism 2006; 14:110-111. 20. Bakari AG, Onyemelukwe GC, Sani BG, Aliyu IS, Hassan SS and Aliyu TM. Relationship between random blood sugar and body mass index in an African population: International Journal of diabetes and metabolism 2006; 14:144-145. 21. Bakari AG, Onyemelukwe GC, Sani BG, Hassan SS, and Aliyu TM: Obesity, overweight and underweight in suburban Northern Nigeria. International journal of diabetes and metabolism2007; 15:68-69. 22. Onyemelukwe GC and Bakari AG. The metabolic syndrome in type-2 diabetic Nigerian Patients. Diabetes International Nov 2006; 14 (2): 21-23. 23. Bakari AG, Akolawole AM, Muazu SB, Onyemelukwe GC and Randawa AJ. Genital tuberculosis presenting as pyrexia of undetermined origin. African Health Sciences 2007; 7(1):37. 24. A G Bakari, F Sani-Bello, MS Shehu, A Mai, I S Aliyu, and I I Lawal Anti-retroviral therapy induced diabetes in a Nigerian. African Health Sciences 2007; 7(3):134-136. 25. F Bello-Sani, AG Bakari and FE Anumah. Dyslipidaemia in persons with type-2 diabetes in Kaduna, Nigeria International Journal of diabetes and metabolism 2007; 15:9-13. 26. Onyemelukwe GC, Wokoma SS, Ohwovoriole AE and Bakari AG. The efficacy and safety of rosiglitazone with concurrent sulphonyl-urea therapy in subjects with type-2 diabetes mellitus in Nigeria. International Journal of diabetes and metabolism 2007; 15:62-67. 27. Onyemelukwe GC and Bakari AG. The efficacy and safety of rosiglitazone with concurrent Sulphonyl-urea therapy among type-2 diabetics in northern Nigeria. Nigerian Endocrine Practice 2007; 1:10-18. 28. PO Anaja, T Nathaniel and AG Bakari Serum uric acid levels in Hypertensive and non-Hypertensive diabetic Nigerians. International Journal of Physical Sciences 2007; 2 (2):57-62. 29. F Bello-Sani, FE Anumah., and AG Bakari Myasthenia Gravis Associated with Autoimmune Thyroid Disease: A Report of two Patients. Annals of African Medicine 2008; 7:88-90. 30. Akuyam SA, Aghogho UB, Aliyu IS and Bakari AG Serum total cholesterol in hypertensive Northern Nigerians. international Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol 1.(3) pp. 073-078, March, 2009 31. Bakari AG & Onyemelukwe GC. Insulin resistance and blood pressure in Nigerian type 2 diabetic patients. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol 1(4) pp. 132-134, April, 2009 32. ADT Goji, AAU Dikko, AG Bakari, A Mohammed and 1Y Tanko Evaluation of the Effect of Aqueous-ethanolic Stem Bark Extract of Commiphora Africana on Blood Glucose Levels of Alloxan Induced Diabetic Wistar Rats Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 1(2): 18-21, 2009 33. Lawal II and Bakari AG Reactive airway and anaesthesia: challenge to the anaesthetist and the way forward African Health Sciences 2009; 9(3): 167-169 34. A Mohammed, AB Adelaiye, AG Bakari and MA Mabrouk - Anti diabetic and some haematological effects of ethylacetate and n-butanol fractions of Ganodermalucidum aqueous extract in alloxan induced diabetic wistar rats. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol 1.(12) pp. 530-535, December, 2009. 35. ADT Goji, AAU Dikko, AG Bakari, A Mohammed and 1Y Tanko Effect of Aqueous-ethanolic Stem Bark Extract of Commiphora Africana on Blood Glucose Levels on Normoglycemic Wistar Rats International Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 1(1): 22-24, 2009 36. Garko SaniB, David OS, Mohammed Tasiu, Isah MS, Bakari AG, Oguntayo AO, Shehu MS, Aminu SM Hepatocellular carcinoma in pregnancy Annals of African Medicine, Vol. 8, No. 4, October-December, 2009, pp. 284-286 37. Onyemelukwe GC, Ogoina D, Bakari AG Serum Leptin Levels in Antiretroviral Therapy Naïve HIV?1 Infected Patients in Zaria, Nigeria Int J Endocrinol Metab 2009;3: 162-169. 38. Musa, B. O. P., Onyemelukwe, G.C., Hambolu, J. O., Bakari, A.G., Anumah, F.E. Cell-mediated immunity in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients in diabetic ketoacidosis, patients with controlled Type 2 diabetes mellitus and healthy control subjects. Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 1(7), pp. 290-295 August 2010 J 39. Yusuf A M, Nabilla Al-Sadat, and A G Bakari Brain-drain and health care delivery in developing countries Journal of Public Health in Africa 2010; 1:e6 doi:10.4081/jpha.2010.e6 40. SA Abubakar and AG Bakari: Incidence of dog bite injuries and clinical rabies in a tertiary health care institution: A 10-year retrospective study. Annals of African Medicine Vol. 11, No. 2; 2012 Vol. 1(7), pp. 290-295 August 2010

Academic positions:

i. House Officer, Specialist Hospital Yola. 1989-1990. ii. Medical Officer (NYSC) Olugbobiri Health, centre Rivers State.1990-1991. iii. Senior house officer Department of Medicine, ABUTH Zaria, 1991-April 1992. iv. Registrar Department of Medicine ABUTH Zaria, April 1992- April 1994. v. Senior registrar II Department of Medicine ABUTH Zaria, April 1994- April 1996. vi. Senior registrar I Department of Medicine ABUTH Zaria, April 1996- May 1998. vii. Senior Medical officer Lautoka Hospital, Fiji-Islands. May1998-APril 2001. viii. Senior registrar I: Department of Medicine ABUTH Zaria, June2001 to 8th May 2002. ix. Lecturer I & Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine ABUTH Zaria, May 2002 to September 2005. x. Senior Lecturer & Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine ABUTH Zaria, October 2005 to Sept 2008. xi. Reader & Consultant Physician, Department of Medicine ABUTH Zaria, October 2008 to September 2011. Professor of Medicine/Endocrinology October 2011 to date

Research interests:

Diabetes, Obesity and The Metabolic syndrome.

Any other information:

10. Reviewed articles for publication in the following peer reviewed Journals i. Annals of African Medicine, Zaria in the years 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. ii. Journal of National Medical Association (USA) in the years 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. iii. Annals of Nigerian Medicine, Zaria in the years 2005, 2006,2007 , 2008 and 2009. iv. West African Journal of Medicine in the year 2007, 2009, 2010. v. Nigerian Endocrine practice.2008,2010,2011. vi. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 2008, 2009 vii. International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 2008. viii. African Journal of Food Science 2009 ix. Iranian Journal of Immunology 2009 x. International Archives of Medicine 2009 xi. Research in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 2009. xii. Journal of Clinical Medicine and Research 2009. xiii. Journal of Cancer Research and Experimental Oncology 2009. xiv. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 2009 xv. Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology 2009, 2010 xvi. Journal of AIDS and HIV Research 2009. xvii. International Archives of Medicine 2009.

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