Official Journal of the College of Nursing, University of Mosul
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Effect of leg exercise as nurses practice in the prevention of pulmonary embolism among patients with coronavirus disease

Haidar Mohammed; Suad Jassim Mohamed

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 1-8

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175355

Abstract
  Objectives: To evaluate the effect of leg exercise as nurse practice toward the Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism among Patients with Corona-Virus Disease Methods: A descriptive study is conducted from 17th October 2021 to 2nd April 2022. The study is carried out at AL-Diwaiyah Teaching Hospital, Afak ...  Read More ...

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PATIENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARDS ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN AL-NASIRIYAH CITY

ALAA KADHIM ABDUL HAMEED; RAJAA IBRAHIM ABD

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 9-16

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175356

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  Background and aim: Attitude and knowledge of patients about their illness and its treatment are important factors for changing behavior and increasing compliance with treatment. So, this study is aimed at determining patients’ attitudes toward atrial fibrillation (AF) and anticoagulant medications. ...  Read More ...

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Association between risk for fall and socio-demographic attributes among diabetic elderly patients

Israa Saleh Al-Ardhi; Hussein Hadi Atiyah

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 17-25

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175357

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  Background:  With advancing age, we notice that the functional and physiological capacity of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems begins to decline gradually, which has a noticeable impact on the motor activity. This age-related deterioration significantly contributes to falls and frequent falls ...  Read More ...

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DIABETIC _ SPECIFIC ROUTINES ASSESSMENT for ADOLESCENT with DIABETES MELLITUS TYPE 1 FROM PARENT PERSPECTIVE

REYAM ABASS YASIR; AFIFA RIDA AZIZ

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 26-38

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175358

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  Background and aim: A chronic illness impacts not just the patient, but also the family as a whole, and there is a lot to be gained by including the family in therapy. So, this study aims to assess diabetic-specific routines of adolescents with diabetes mellitus type 1 from the parent perspective andDifferences ...  Read More ...

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Impact of an Intervention Program on Nurses Knowledge towards Infection Control Measures in Pediatric Surgical Wards

Ali Neamah Mousa; Afifa Radha Aziz

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 39-45

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175359

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  Background: Infection control has become a major concern in the health-care system, and health-care personnel, especially nurses, are particularly vulnerable to infection. The goal of this study is to see how effective an intervention program is in improving nurses' knowledge of infection prevention ...  Read More ...

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Evaluation of Nurses practices regarding postoperative pain management among Adult patient with abdominal surgery

Sajad Kareem Mohaisen; Hakima Shakir Hassan

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 46-50

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175387

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  The influence of pain on one's quality of life, social connections, physical capacity, and mental health was significant. A nurse's or other health care professional's lack of information about pain evaluation and treatment, worries of opioid usage, abuse, and diversion, and misunderstandings about the ...  Read More ...

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The effect of Deep Breathing Exercise on Oxygen Saturation of Patients with COVID-19

Mohanad Kadhim Alwan; Raja Ibrahim Abd Mohsen

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 51-55

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175469

Abstract
  Coronavirus disease is a highly contagious respiratory disease that is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Approximately 80% of people infected with COVID-19 get a moderate form of the disease, which includes a respiratory tract infection with or without pneumonia. ...  Read More ...

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Evaluation of Nursing Staff's Practices about Aseptic Technique in Operation Room

Hussein Raheem Audah; Hakima Shakir Hassan

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 56-62

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175394

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  The process of using practices and procedures to prevent contamination from pathogens. It involves applying the strictest rules to minimize the risk of infection. Healthcare professionals use aseptic technique in surgery rooms, clinics, outpatient care centers, and other health care settings. The present ...  Read More ...

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Assessment Self-Care Knowledge of Patients with Colostomy

Noor Hussein Atta; Souad Jassim Mohammed

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 63-68

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175397

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  Background: Stoma can be performed as either an urgent situation or optional surgical technique for the treatment of a wide variety of conditions affecting the bowel. These conditions involve colon cancer, bowel obstructions, colon trauma, diverticulitis, bowel necrosis, and ulcerative colitis.  ...  Read More ...

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Stages of Change for Hookah Smoking among High School Male Students

Darya Subhi Ramadhan; Mohammed Baqer Habeeb

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 69-74

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175400

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  Background: Tobacco use is a significant and controllable risk factor for the spread of diseases, as well as a rise in morbidity and mortality, which leads to early death. Because of its popularity, the use of this substance is on the rise among children and adolescents. Aim: The aim of this study is ...  Read More ...

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Stages of Change for Screen Time Behavior among High School Female Students

Salwan Abed Laftah; Mohammed Baqer Habeeb Abd Ali

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 75-80

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175402

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  Objective(s): The aim of this study is to understand stages of change for screen time behavior among high school female students. Methodology: Part of the study was an experimental randomized controlled trial used to guide this study. The study was conducted at Al-Wihdah High School for females in Al-Nasiriyah ...  Read More ...

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Predictors of Adopting Heart-Health-Preventive Behaviors among High School Female Students

Afnan Hadi Khudair; Mohammed Baqer Habeeb Abd Ali

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 81-85

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175403

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  Objective(s): This study aimed mainly to determine the predictors of adopting heart-health-preventive behaviors among high school female students. Methodology: Part of the study was an experimental randomized controlled trial used to guide this study. The study was carried out at Fatima Al-Zahraa High ...  Read More ...

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Influence of psychosocial problems on healthy lifestyle among pregnant women

Sanaa Hussain Obaid; Nuha Adel Ibrahim

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 86-96

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175404

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  Background: Maternal mental health is a major public health concern around the world due to its dual impact on the Fetus /newborn and the mother. Objective(s): The aim of this study is to detect the influence of psychosocial problems on healthy lifestyle among pregnant women. Methodology: This study ...  Read More ...

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Workplace Related Violence among Nurses Staff in Nasiriyah Teaching Hospitals

Duaa Kadhim Sabbar; Wissam Jabbar Kassim

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 97-103

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175405

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  Background: Workplace violence is a global public health issue that has put the physical and mental wellbeing of healthcare professionals in jeopardy. Furthermore, workplace violence has a negative impact on the conduct of healthcare employees. Therefore, the purpose of study is  to assess the level ...  Read More ...

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Psychosocial Burdens among Caregivers of Patients with Renal Failure in Al-Diwaniyah Government

Hussein Hadi Hussein Al badiri; Raad K Faraj

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 104-111

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175406

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  Objective(s): The purpose of this study is to assess the level of psychosocial burden among caregivers of patients with renal failure. The study began on October 13th, 2021 and will conclude on May 18th, 2022. Methodology: The design is carried out is A descriptive correlation design. The study is being ...  Read More ...

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Assessment of Diabetic Patient's Knowledge about Early Complications of Type I and Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Mohammed Jaber hamdi; Aqeel Habeeb Jasim

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 112-119

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175407

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  Background: Diabetes mellitus may be a serious, incessant condition that happens when there are lifted levels of blood glucose since the body cannot convey any or adequate of insulin or cannot effectively utilize the insulin it produces. Objective(s): The aim of this study is toassess diabetic patient's ...  Read More ...

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The Effect of Spiritual Therapy on Clients' Vital Signs during Pulmonary Function Test: An Experimental Study

Alaa Jasim Al-Foaadi; Mohammed Baqer Baqer

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 120-125

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175408

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  Background: The patient's vital signs must stay stable pre a pulmonary function test since the approach demands the patient to breathe slowly and deeply and exhale quickly. However, events that cause variations in normal vital signs may impact the patient.  Many strategies can be utilized to stabilize ...  Read More ...

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Association Between Demographic Characteristics and Coping Strategies in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

Zaher Atta Naeem Alrifaie; Ayad Mosa Al-Mayahi

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 126-133

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175409

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  Background: Irritable bowel syndrome affects a significant number of people and results in significant financial and emotional burdens. Besides this, the patient's physical, psychological, and social well-being might be harmed by irritable bowel syndrome. Objective(s): The aim of this study is to determine ...  Read More ...

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Assessment of Nurses Knowledge Related to Nursing Documentation at Pediatric Surgical Wards

Huda Abbass Ibraheam; Suad Hassoon Khudhair

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 134-139

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175410

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  Objectives: The aim of this study is to assess nurse's knowledge about nursing documentation at pediatric surgical wards. Methodology: Using pre- and post-tests for one set of pediatric surgery ward nurses in Baghdad, this study is the core component of a larger study that used a descriptive study design ...  Read More ...

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Assessment of Environmental Awareness among Students of the University Mosul

Bayda Abdulrazzaq Yahya; Shahad hazim Ali; Doha Nidhal Saad

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 140-146

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175411

Abstract
  Background: The issue of achieving environmental awareness is not easy because it affects people's daily lives. The direct responsibility rests with everyone from home, school, university and even street, as well as, the state in providing ways to ensure a clean and healthy environment. Objective: ...  Read More ...

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Assessment of Techers' Knowledge about Hemophilic Students in Primary Schools

Zahraa Shammam Redan; Zaid W. Ajil Ajil

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 147-153

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175417

Abstract
  Back ground: Hemophilia with bleeding symptoms that are roughly proportional to the degree of plasma factor deficiency. Joints and muscles are the most common locations of spontaneous bleeding, which, if not treated properly, can cause persistent injury to the musculoskeletal system, culminating in severe ...  Read More ...

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Evaluation of Leadership Competencies among Nurse Managers

Ibrahim Saleem Mahdi; Raad Kareem Faraj

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 154-160

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175418

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  Objectives: The study aims at assessing the level of leadership competencies and finding the significant differences in these competencies with regard to nurse managers’ age, gender, qualification, and years of experience. Materials and methods: A descriptive analytical study design that is initiated ...  Read More ...

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Association of Fatigue and Sleep Disorders with Work Shift among Nurses working at Teaching Hospitals

Ali Abdul Lateef Fadhil; Raad Kareem Faraj

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 161-166

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175419

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  Objectives: The study aims at assessing the work shift pattern as well as fatigue and sleep disorders and to find out the association between them. Material and methods: A descriptive analytical study that is conducted for the period of October 1st 2021 to June 1st, 2022. The sample of the study includes ...  Read More ...

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Evaluation of Nurses' Practice about Neonatal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Nasal Injuries at Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Ali Jawad Hameed Helal; Zahid Jasim Mohammed; Afifah Radhah Aziz

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 167-173

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175531

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  Background: Preterm birth (PTB) is a worldwide health problem and remains the leading cause of prenatal morbidity and mortality. In industrialized countries, preterm delivery is responsible for 70% of mortality and 75% of morbidity cases during the neonatal period, contributing to significant long-term ...  Read More ...

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Mothers' attitude and practices toward oral health of children under 5 years old at Al-Nasiriya city

Fatimah Assad Jumaa; Salwa Ghazi Turki; Khatam Mutasher Hattab

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 174-181

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175550

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  Background: It is known that pre-school children are an innocent group, as attention and care of oral health is given the necessary priority to determine the state of oral health for future generations. Generally, the kids in the age less of five spend the all-time with parents and guardians, especially ...  Read More ...

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Nursing Practices toward Prevention of Indwelling Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection: An Interventional Study for nursing staff

Ahmed Barid Kayem Al refey; Hakima Shakir Hassan

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 182-187

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175551

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  Background: The placement of a urinary catheter is the single most important predisposing factor for Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infections, which causes significant morbidity in hospitalized patients, including pain, fever, and malaise. Urinary tract infections are responsible for around 13,000 ...  Read More ...

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Oral Health Value among High School Female Students

Farah Fakhri younis kadhim; Aysen k Mohammed

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 188-192

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175552

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  Background: Oral health is vital for beauty, feeling good, and general health. It has been related to sleeping disorders, as well as behavioural and developmental problems in children. Oral health is defined as a condition of oral and related tissue health that allows a person to eat, speak, and socialize ...  Read More ...

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Can Food Addiction Predict Weight Trend among Middle School Student?

Ban Lateef Saeed mahmoud AL-zaidy; Arkan Bahlol Naji

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 193-198

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175553

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  Background: Obesity's rapid growth has various negative implications, including decreasing possibilities to participate in educational and recreational activities, as well as rising economic burden on families and society Rapidly growing childhood and adolescent obesity rates, as well as the consequent ...  Read More ...

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Effectiveness of an Instructional program on patients’ knowledge about exercises to prevent coronary artery disease progression after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)

Halla Fadhel Abdul_Amir Alwardi; Khalida Mohammed Khuder

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 199-205

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175554

Abstract
  Pre-experimental design (one group pretest-posttest) A non-probability (purposive) sample of 35patients who have coronary artery disease and are being treated with percutaneous coronary intervention to manage coronary artery occlusions. The study started from November 2021 to May 2022.The data was collected ...  Read More ...

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EFFECTIVENESS OF NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL PAIN MANAGEMENT ON CHILDREN POST-SURGERY

Hend Thbeet; Adraa Hussein Shoq

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 206-211

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175556

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  A quasi-experimental study design was conducted on non-probability (purposive sample), the study sample consist of (90) child from 3 to 12 years’ old divided into three main groups. The study instrument includes the socio-demographic characteristics of children and their guardians sheet. It also ...  Read More ...

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Anxiety of Childbirth for Pregnant Women Undergoing Normal Vaginal Delivery and Cesarean Section: Comparative Study

Eman Lateef Dukhan; Aqdas Dawood Salman Aqdas Dawood Salman Aqdas Dawood Salman

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 212-217

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175557

Abstract
  Anxiety disorders during pregnancy, particularly those in the first trimester. Surprisingly, some women with pre-natal anxiety disorders see a reduction in symptoms throughout the first trimester. It been protective by some anxiety. Psychological anxiety and excess nervousness during pregnancy means ...  Read More ...

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Risk factors of malnutrition among preschool children in Sulaimani governorate/Iraq

Dyari Hassan Ahmed; Abdulfattah H Hawramei

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 218-228

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175560

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  Background: The prevalence of childhood malnutrition is relatively high among children in developing nations, and it is a multifaceted problem. It is necessary to identify the key contributing factors to malnutrition in the target population in order to put control and prevention measures in place and ...  Read More ...

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Determination of Immunological Response among Vaccinated Individuals with Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine in Garmian District, Iraq

Saman M Amin; Muhammed Babakir Mina; Salar Ibrahim Ali

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 229-243

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.175559

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  Background: Worldwide, a coronavirus disease called COVID-19 has affected sizable populations. Although there has been a lot of excitement about vaccines, little is known about their negative effects or how antibody titters change following injections. The objective of the study is to evaluate post-vaccine ...  Read More ...

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Pediatric Central nervous system tumors, single institutional experience

Hanan Asaad Rasul; Zhyan Salah Ramzi; Karzan Marif Murad

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 244-250

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.176139

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  Objectives: The characteristics of 144 Iraqi children with primary CNS tumors were reviewed to identify median age at presentation, the disease distribution in terms of gender, main presenting symptoms, most common grade and histological subtypes, with predominant subsites in which central nervous system ...  Read More ...

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Predicting Type II Diabetes Mellitus among Iraqi Adults at Al Anbar Province Using a Finnish Diabetes Risk Score

Adel Hameed Midhin

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2022, Page 251-260

https://doi.org/10.33899/mjn.2022.178873

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  Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is considered as one of the major health problems worldwide. Thus, a simple risk-assessment scoring system for early screening of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) among Iraqi adults will be beneficial to identify the high-risk adults and thus taking adequate preventive ...  Read More ...