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January-March 2020| Vol 8| Issue 1



My Dear Colleagues, At the outset, the Editorial Board wishes a very happy, healthy, and prosperous new year 2020 to all the members of the API. We are happy to say that we are getting articles from ...

Guest Editorial

Can waist circumference be a screening tool for obesity?

It has long been recognized that body mass index (BMI in kg/m 2) is a predictor of morbidity and mortality that are due to numerous chronic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), cardiov...

Review Article

Rickettsial infections: Past and present perspectives

Rickettsial infections are reported from various parts of India. But despite the surging number of cases, these diseases are often under-diagnosed. Rickettsial diseases have re-emerged as some of the ...

Original Article

Sensitivity and specificity of waist circumference as a screening tool for assessment of obesity in rural population

Context: Prevalence of obesity increasing worldwide, including in the rural populations. Waist circumference (WC) and body mass index (BMI) are closely related in measuring obesity. Measuring...

Original Article

Study of atazanavir-induced hyperbilirubinemia among HIV patients on second-line anti-retroviral therapy

Introduction: Ritonavir-boosted atazanavir (ATV/r) is the preferred second-line protease inhibitor option for HIV patients as per the NACO guidelines. Atazanavir is a protease inhibitor with se...

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APIK Journal of Internal Medicine, a publication of Association of Physicians of India, Karnataka Chapter, Bangalore, is a peer-reviewed print + online Quarterly journal.

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