National Professor A. K. Azad Khan

Professor
Department of Unani Medicine
Faculty of Unani and Ayurvedic Medicine

Academic Qualifications:

Academic Qualifications:

  1. MBBS, University of Dhaka, 1965. Honours in Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine.
  2. FCPS in Medicine, College of Physician & Surgeons of Pakistan, 1970. Col. Jefrey Gold Medal for best performance in Pakistan.
  3. D. Phil., Oxford University, 1977.

Honorary Degrees:

  • Honoris Causa Medicinae Doctorem from the University of Basel, Switzerland in 1999.
  • FRCP (London) in 2001
  • Fellow of the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences in 2001
  • Honorary Fellow of the University College London in 2012

 

Teaching & Research Interest:

Achievements & Awards:

WORKING GROUND:

  1. Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology, IPGMR, Dhaka from 1970 to 1972
  2. Postgraduate studies under Faculty of Clinical Medicine at University of Oxford from 1972 to 1977.
  3. Associate Professor of Gastroenterology, IPGMR, Dhaka from 1978 to 1984
  4. Professor of Gastroenterology, IPGMR, Dhaka, from 1984 to 1987
  5. Director of Research, Development and Academy, BIRDEM, from 1990 to 1998
  6. Honorary Sr. Consultant, Gastroenterology, BIRDEM, Dhaka since 1987 to till date
  7. Secretary General (Elected), Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, since 1998 to 2007
  8. President (Elected), Diabetic Association of Bangladesh since 2007 2
  9. Chairman, Board of Trustees, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
  10. Chairman, Governing Body, Ibrahim Medical College
  11. Dean, Faculty of Unani & Ayurvedic Medicine, Hamdard University Bangladesh

ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES:

As the founder President of Bangladesh Gastroenterology Society and the founder Professor of Gastroenterology initiated and organized Gastroenterology services in Bangladesh.

As the founder General Secretary of Bangladesh Endocrinology Society initiated and organized endocrine services in Bangladesh.

Have been involved with the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh (BADAS) since 1977 in different capacities and have been the chief organizer of many Healthcare Programs including Primary Prevention Program of Diabetes in Bangladesh.

Successfully completed a Micro Health Insurance Study on Garments Workers in Bangladesh. The study was jointly initiated and planned by Prof Niklaus Gyr, Prof Felix Roth, Dr. Sikder M Zakir and Myself.

HONOURS RECEIVED:

  1. Moulana Akram Khan Gold Medal for the contribution in Medical Sciences
  2. Sher-e-Bangla Award for social services
  3. NIPA Foundation Award for social services
  4. Honoree Bangladesh Medical Association of North America
  5. Nawab Sir Solimullah Gold Medal
  6. Health Award for Extra Ordinary Contribution in Diabetes
  7. Dr Ibrahim Gold Medal in recognition of contribution to healthcare
  8. Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah Gold Medal
  9. Global Award, International Diabetes Federation
  10. Awarded, Dharitri Bangladesh

Research & Publications :

  1. Islam N, Mahtab H and Azad Khan AK. Primary carcinoma of the liver in East Pakistan. J Trop Med Hyg, 1968; 71: 206-11.
  2. Islam N, Sanaullah Md and Azad Khan AK. Hepatic hydrothorax. Am J Gastroenterol: 1969; 52: 213-17.
  3. Azad Khan AK, Patra RWT, and Rabbee MF Spirometry in tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Brit J Dis Chest: 1970; 64: 107-09.
  4. Azad Khan AK and Islam N. The mechanism and clinical significance of eosinophilia. Medicus: 1970; 40: 199.
  5. Islam N, Azad Khan AK and Haque S. Oesophageal hiatus hernia in Bangladesh. J Assoc Phys India: 1973; 21: 985.
  6. Jarnerot G, Azad Khan AK and Truelove SC. Thyroid in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, II. Acta Med Scand 1975; 197: 83-87.
  7. Islam N and Azad Khan AK. Hepatic coma. Indian Pract: 1975; 28: 599.
  8. Azad Khan AK, Peris J and Truelove SC. An experiment to determine the active moiety of sulphasalzine. Lancet: 1977; 2: 892-95.
  9. Azad Khan AK, Alam MN and Nazrul Islam KM. A clinico pathological study of patients suffering from "chronic dysentery', BMRC Bull 1978; 4: 58.
  10. Azad Khan AK and Truelove SC. Placental and mammary transfer of sulphasalzine. Brit Med J 1979; 2: 1553.
  11. Azad Khan AK, Akhtar S and Mahtab H. Treatment of diabetes mellitus with Coccinia indica. Brit Med J 1980; 280: 1044.
  12. Idris Md, Rahman KM, Muttalib MA and Azad Khan AK. The treatment of Fascilopsiasis with Niclosamide and Dichlorophen. J Trop Med Hyg 1980; 83: 71-74.
  13. Azad Khan AK and Truelove SC. Optimum does of sulphasalzine. Gut 1980; 21: 232-40.
  14. Azad Khan AK, Howes DT and Truelove SC. Circulating levels of sulphasalzine and their relationship with clinical efficacy. Gut 1980; 21: 706-10.
  15. Islam S and Azad Khan AK. Predicting first professional MBBS examination score from the results of HSC examination. BMRC Bull 1980; 6: 61-72.
  16. Azad Khan AK, Alam MN, Rashid MA, Chowdhury KA. High dose oxymetholone and low dose prednisolone therapy in a plastic anemia. BMRC Bull 1980; 6: 34-38.
  17. Islam B, Azad Khan AK and Nazrul Islam KM. Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome report of two cases. Bang Med J 1980; 9: 81.
  18. Campieri M, Azad Khan AK, Peris J and Truelove SC. Ital J Gastroenterol 1980; 2: 279.
  19. Alam MN, Rashid MA, Chowdhury KA and Azad Khan AK. High dose oxymetholone and low dose prednisolone therapy in aplastic anemia. BMRC Bull 1980; 6: 34-38.
  20. Islam S, Ahmed K, Ata-i-Rabbi ANM, Maniruzzaman M, Alam MA and Azad Khan AK. Grey scale ultrasonography in diagnosis of biliary tract disorders, experience in Bangladesh. Bang Med J 1981; 10: 41.
  21. Khan MH, Hussain R, Islam N, Alam MN and Azad Khan AK. The treatment of duodenal ulcer with sucralphate. Bang Med J 1981; 9: 97-105.
  22. Rahman KM, Idris Md and Azad Khan AK. A study on fasciolopsias in Bangladesh. J Trop Med Hyg 1981; 84: 81-86.
  23. Azad Chowdhury AK, Chakder SK, Azad Khan AK. Isolation and characterisation of chemical constituent of plumbago zeylanica root. J Bang Academy Sc, 1981; 1; 571.
  24. Azad Khan AK, Truelove SC and Aronson JK. The disposition and metabolism of suphasalazine (salicylazosulphapyridine) in man. Brit J Clin Pharmac 1982; 13: 523.
  25. Azad Chowdhury AK, Chader SK, Azad Khan AK. Antifertility activity from plumbago zeylanica. Indian J Med Res 1982; 76: 99-101.
  26. Azad Khan AK, Islam S and Huq S. Stool findings in "chronic dysentery" BMRC Bull 1982; 7-11.
  27. Mahtab H, Ara S, Banik NG, Chowdhury NA, Azad Khan AK. Metabolic and hormonal profile of the offspring of conjugal diabetics. BMRC Bull 1982; 8: 7-14.
  28. Aditya SN, Maniruzzaman M, Chowdhury S, Azad Khan AK. Basal and maximal acid in chronic duodenal ulcer patients needing surgery BMRC Bull 1982; 8: 31-36.
  29. Azad Khan AK, Alam MN, Mohsen AQM and Haque KM. Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Experience in IPGMR. Bang-Med J 1982; 2: 15-22.
  30. Azad Khan AK et al. The effect of Acetylator phenotype on the metabolism of salicylazosulphapyridine. J Med Genet 1983; 20: 30-36.
  31. Azad Khan AK, Guthris G, Jonston HH, Truelove SC and Williamson DH. Tissue and bacterial splitting of sulphasalzine. Clin Sci 1983; 64: 349-54.
  32. Azad Khan AK, et al. The effect of acetylator phenotype on the metabolism of salicylazosulphapyridine. J Med Genet 1983; 20: 30-36.
  33. Purkayastha P, Zaman M and Azad Khan AK. Pancreatic tuberculosis - report of a case. J BCPS 1983; 1: 21-23.
  34. Azad Khan AK and Hasan M. Viral hepatitis. Bang Med J 1984; 15-22.
  35. Azad Khan AK. Viral hepatitis: the current epidemic in Bangladesh. Bang Med J 1984; 13: 83-87.
  36. Roy PK, Hasan M, Azad Khan AK Correlation of percuteneous transhepatic cholangiography with operative findings. Bang Med Res Counc Bull 1985; 11: 15-19.
  37. Ali SMK, Mahtab H. Ibrahim M, Azad Khan AK. Screening for Diabetes in two textile mils in Bang J DAB 1985; 16: 14-18.
  38. Kabir SA, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK. A study on Connubial Offspring’s of diabetic parents. J DAB 1985; 10: 19.
  39. Kabir SA, Azad Khan AK, Ali SMK, Diet in diabetes mellitus with and without pancreatic calcification. J. DAB: 1985; 16: 28.
  40. Azad Khan AK, Hasan M, Roy PK, Aziz S, Huq KM, Ali SMK, Haq SA. Peptic ulcer in BMRC Bull 1987: 13: 29-42.
  41. Akhter S, Mannan A. Azad Khan AK. Preliminary study of the effect of Eugenia Jambolana Linn in the treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus. J DAB: 1988; 17: 16-21.
  42. Azad Khan AK, Mahtab H, Islam MA. Characteristics of diabetics registered at BIRDEM 1980. J DAB 1990; 18: 26
  43. Azad Khan AK, Mahtab H, Islam MA. Characteristics of diabetics registered at BIRDEM 1979. J DAB 1990; 18: 21-32.
  44. Haider R, Azad Khan AK, Aziz KMF, Chowdhury Aziz KMA, Chowdhury A, Kabir I. Evaluation of indigenous plants in the treatment of acute shigellosis. Trop Geogr Med 1991; 43: 266-70.
  45. Hasan M, Rahman MT, Azad Khan AK. Endoscopic sclerotherapy in the treatment of esophageal varices - Bangladesh experience. Gastroenterol Jpn 1991; 26: 318.
  46. Raihan AS, Hasan M, Ali SM, Azad Khan AK. Duodenal ulcer dyspepsia in the first-degree relatives of subjects with duodenal ulcer disease. BMRC Bull 1991; 17: 36-40.
  47. Azad Khan AK, Banik NG, Mahtab H. Malnutrition related diabetes mellitus in Bangladesh. In: Rifkin H, Colwell JA, Taylor SI, (eds). Diabetes 1991: Proceeding of the 14th International Diabetes Federation Congress, Washtington DC. Amsterdam: Excerpta Medica 1991: 944.
  48. Ali L, Azad Khan AK, Mamun MIR, Mosihuzzaman M, Nahar N, Nur-e-Alam M, Rokeya B. Studies on hypoglycemic effects of fruit pulp, seed, and whole plant of Momordica charantia on normal and diabetic model rats. Planta Medica 1993; 59: 408-12.
  49. Ali SGM, Muhibullah M, Azad Khan AK, Mahtab H, Khan AR. Association of phenylthiocarbamide taste sensitivity with diabetes mellitus in Bangladesh. Human Heredity 1994; 44: 14-17.
  50. Haider R, Azad Khan AK, Roy SK, Dewan N, Alam AN and Mahalanabis. Management of acute diarrhoea in diabetic patients using oral rehydration solutions containing glucose, rice, or glycine. Brit Med J. 1994; 308: 624-26.
  51. Haq SA, Rahman MT, Hasan M and Azad Khan AK. Sucralfate in the Prevention of Duodenal Ulcer and Factors Influencing the Relapse Rate. BMRC Bull 1994; 20: 52-59.
  52. Mosihuzzaman M, Nahar N, Ali L, Rokeya B, Azad Khan AK, Nur-e-Alam M and Nandi RP. Hypoglycimic Effects of three plants from Eastern Himalayan belt, Diabetes Research 1994; 26: 127.
  53. Zaid MRB, Hasan M, Azad Khan AK. Attapulgite in the Treatment of Acute Diarrhoea: A Double-blind Placebo-controlled Study. J Diarrhoeal Dis Res. 1995; 13: 44-46.
  54. Ali L, Azad Khan AK, Hassan Z, Mosihuzzaman M, Nahar N, Nasreen T, Nur-e-Alam M, Paeveen M, Rokeya B. Characterization of the hypoglycemic effects of Trigonella foenum graecum seed extracts on normal and diabetic model rats, Planta Medica. 1995; 61: 358-60.
  55. Khanam A, Rashid HU, Rhaman H, Azad Khan AK. Lipid Abnormalities in Glomerulonephritis. Bang Renal J. 1996; 15:18.
  56. Haq SA, Rahman MT, Hasan M, Azad Khan AK, Predictors of Duodenal Ulcer Healing in Sucralfate Treated Patients. BMRC Bull. 1996; 22: 65-69.
  57. Sarker AM, Azad Khan AK, Latif ZA, Pathan MF, Rokeya B and Hannan JMA. Effect of Physical Activity and Mental Strain on Glycemic Control in NIDDM Subject” J DAB 1996; 24: 39-44.
  58. Ali SM K, Ali. L, Hassan Z, Banik NG, Murshed S, Azad Khan AK. Bang Heart J 1996; 11: 60
  59. Azad Khan AK, Ali L. Tropical Calcific Pancreatitis and Fibrocalculus Pancreatic Diabetes in Bangladesh. J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 1997; 48.
  60. Sayeed MA, Hussain MZ, Banu A, Rumi MAK., Azad Khan AK. Prevalence of diabetes in a suburban population of Bangladesh. Diab Res Clin Pract. 1997; 34: 149-55.
  61. Sayeed MA, Ali L, Azad Khan AK, Hussain MZ, Rumi MAK, Banu A. Effect of Socioeconomic Risk Factors on the Difference in Prevalence of Diabetes between Rural and Urban Populations in Bangladesh. Diabetes Care. 1997; 20: 551-55.
  62. Ahmed MM, Rahman M, Rumi AK, Islam SH, Farida, Chowdhury MF, Jinnah F, Morshed MD.G, Hassan MD Sawkat, Azad Khan AK. ”Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori in Asymptomatic Population- a Pilot Serological Study in Bangladesh” Journal Epidemiology. 1997; 7: 251.
  63. Azad Khan AK, Ali L, Mahtab H and Mahtab F. The Ibrahim Model of Diabetes Care as a Health Care Model for Developing Countries. Assoc Physicians India. 1997; 2: 6.
  64. Sayeed MA, Banu A, Malek MA, Azad Khan AK. ”Blood pressure and coronary heart disease in NIDDM subjects at diagnosis: prevalence and risks in Bangladeshi population” Diab Res Clin Pract. 1998; 39: 147-55.
  65. Rumi AK, Begum K, Hassan MS, Hasan SMM, Azam MG, Hasan KN, Shirin M, Azad Khan AK. “Detection of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen in Pregnant Women Attending a Public Hospital for Delivery: Implication for Vaccination Strategy in Bangladesh.” Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 1998; 59: 318-22.
  66. Rossi L, Whitcomb DC, Ehrlich GD, Gorry MC, Parvin S, Sattar S, Ali L, Azad Khan AK and Gyr N. Lack of R117H Mutation in the Cationic Trypsinogen Gene in Patients with Tropical Pancreatitis from Bangladesh. Pancreas 1998; 17: 278-80.
  67. Liaque AK, Abu MSA, Ali L, Goshawami A, Hassan Z, Sattar S, Banik NG, Azad Khan AK. Serum and Urinary Magnesium in Young Diabetic Subjects in Bangladesh. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 1999; 69: 70-73.
  68. Kibriya MG, Ali L, Banik NG, Azad Khan AK. Home Monitoring of Blood Glucose (HMBG) in Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Developing Country. Diab Res Clin Prac 1999; 46: 253.
  69. Ahad MA, Raihan ASMA, Roy PK, Rahman MT, Hasan M, Azad Khan AK. Effect of eradiction of Helicobacter pylori on symptoms in non-ulcer dyspepsia. Bang Med. J. 1999; 32: 43-45.
  70. Rokeya B, Nahar N, Ali L, Hassan Z, Nur-e-Alam M, Chowdhury NS, Azad Khan AK. Mosihuzzaman M: Effects of five medicinal plants on blood glucose levels in nondiabetic model rats. Diab Res 2000; 34: 219-228.
  71. Nahar N, Rokeya B, Ali L, Hassan Z, Nur-e-Alam M, Chowdhury NS, Azad Khan AK. Mosihuzzaman M: Effects of three medicinal plants on blood glucose levels of nondiabetic and diabetic model rats. Diab Res 2000; 35: 41-49.
  72. Saha SK, Ali L, Hassan Z, Sattar S, Hasan M and Azad Khan AK. Etiopathogenesis of diabetes in fibrocalculus pancreatic diabetes. Diab End J 2000: 28: 8-13.
  73. Sayeed MA, Hassan MS, Hasan KN, Parvez MAK, Khan AYMH, Salimullah M, Khanam PA, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK. Genetic Background of Diabetic and Nondiabetic Sibs in Young Bangladeshi. Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 2000; 26: 69.
  74. Hasanat MA, Rumi MA, Alam MN, Hasan KN, Salimullah M, Salam MA, Fariduddin M, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK. Status of Antithyroid Antibodies in Bangladesh. Postgrad Med J 2000; 76: 345-49.
  75. Khan WI, Sultana R, Rahman M, Akhter H, Haq JA, Ali L, Mohsin MA, Azad Khan AK. Viral hepatitis: recent experiences from serological studies in Bangladesh. Asian Pac J Allergy Immunol 2000; 18: 99-103.
  76. Hassan Z, Mohan V, McDermott MF, Ali L, Ogunkolade WB, Aganna E, Cassell PG, Deepa R, Azad Khan AK. Hitman GA: Pancreatitis in fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes mellitus is not associated with common mutations in the trypsinogen gene. Diab Metab Res Rev 2000; 16: 454-457.
  77. Saha SK, Ali L, Hassan Z, Sattar S, Hasan M and Azad Khan AK. Etiopathogenesis of diabetes in fibrocalculus pancreatic diabetes. Diab Endocr J 2000; 28: 8-13.
  78. Ahamad MM, Ahmed S, Raihan ASMA, Roy PK, Hasan M, Rahman MD, Haque S, Azad Khan AK. Helicobacter Pylori and its Relationship to Peptic Ulcer. Gastro Today 2001; 3: 134.
  79. Masud MA, Hasan M, Azad Khan AK. Irritable bowel syndrome in a rural community in Bangladesh: prevalence, symptoms, pattern, and health care seeking behaviour. Am J Gastroenterol. 2001; 96: 1547-52.
  80. Pius Hildebrand, Pradip Bardhan, Rossi L, Parvin S, Rahman A, Arefin MS, Hasan M, Ahmad MM, Glatz-Krieger K, Terracciano L, Bauerfeind P, Beglinger C, Gyr N and Azad Khan AK. Recrudescence and Reinfection with Helicobacter Pylori after Eradication Therapy in Bangladesh Adults. Gastroenterology 2001; 121: 792-98.
  81. Rahman MH, Hassan Z, Chowdhury NS, Hasan M, Azad Khan AK, Ali L. Endocrine dysfunction and pancreatic ductal damage in tropical calcific pancreatitis and early fibrocalculus pancreatic diabetes. Diab Res 2001; 35: 61.
  82. Mamun MIR, Rokeya B, Chowdhury NS, Muniruzz aman M, Nahar N, Ahmed MU, Mosihuzzaman M, Ali L, Azad Khan AK and Khan SH. Anti-hyperglycemic effect of Pterospermum acerifolium Willd. And Pterospermum semisagittatum Ham. Diab Res 2001; 35: 163.
  83. Rossi L, Pfutzer RH, Parvin S, Sattar S, Ali L, Azad Khan AK, Gyr K and Whitcomb DC. SPINK1/PSTI Mutations are Associated with Tropical Pancreatitis in Bangladesh. Pancreatology 2001; 1: 242-45.
  84. Siddiqui MNI, Mia MAR, Azad Khan AK and Ali L: Study of HbA1c in newly diagnosed under 30 diabetic subjects. Mym Med J 2001; 10: 89-92.
  85. Ali MS, Ali L, Hasan Z, Sattar S, Hasan M and Azad Khan AK. Exocrine and endocrine pancreatic functions in tropical calcific pancreatitis and fibrocalculus pancreatic diabetes. Mym Med J 2001; 10: 23.
  86. Siddiqui MNI, Azad Khan AK and Ali L. Study of Microalbuminuria in newly diagnosed under 30 diabetic subjects. Mym Med J 2001; 10: 40-44.
  87. Schneider A, Suman A, Rossi L, Barmada MM, Beglinger C, Parvin S, Sattar S, Ali L, Azad Khan AK, Gyr N and Whitcomb DC. SPINK1/PSTI Mutations are Associated with Tropical Pancreatitis and Type II Diabetes Mellitus in Bangladesh. Gastroenterology 2002; 123: 1026-30.
  88. Hassan Z, Mohan V, Ali L, Allotey R, Barakat K, Faruque O, Deepa R, McDermott MF, Jackson AE, Cassell P, Curtis David, Gelding SV, Shanti V, Gyr N, Whitcomb DC, Azad Khan AK, Hitman GA. SPINK1 is a susceptibility gene for fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes in subjects from the Southern Indian subcontinent. Am J Hum Genet 2002; 71: 964-68.
  89. Chowdhury ZA, McDermott MF, Davey S, Hassan Z, Sinnott PJ, Hemmatpour SK, Sherwin S, Ali L, Aganna E, Allotey RA, North BV, Cassell PG, Azad Khan AK, Hitman GA. Genetic susceptibility of fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes in Bangladeshi subjects: a family study. Genes Immun 2002; 3: 5-8.
  90. Sayeed MA, Banu A, Haq JA, Khanam , PA, Mahtab H and AK Azad Khan. Prevalence of Hypertension in Bangladesh: Effect of Socioeconomic Risk Factor on Difference between Rural and Urban Community. Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 2002; 28: 7-18.
  91. Chakrabarti S, Biswas TK, Rokeya B, Ali L, Mosihuzzaman M, Nahar N, Azad Khan AK and Mukherjee BP. Advanced studies on the hypoglycemic effect of Caesalpinia bonducella F. in type I and II diabetes in Long Evans rats. J Ethnopharmacology 2003; 84: 4146.
  92. Hannan JM, Rokeya B, Faruque O, Nahar N, Mosihuzzaman M, Azad Khan AK, Ali L. Effect of soluble dietary fibre fraction of Trigonella foenum graecum on glycemic, insulinemic, lipidemic and platelet aggregation status of Type 2 diabetic model rats. J Ethnopharmacol 2003; 88: 73-77.
  93. Sayeed MA, Mahtab H, Khanam PA, Latif ZA, Ali SMK, Banu A, Ahren B, Azad Khan AK. Diabetes and Impaired Fasting Glycemia in a Rural Population of Bangladesh. Diabetes Care 2003; 26: 1034-39.
  94. Sayeed MA, Mahtab H, Latif ZA, Khanam PA, Ahsan KA, Banu A, Azad Khan AK. Waistto-height Ratio is a Better Obesity Index than Body Mass Index and Waist-to-hip Ratio for Predicting Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipidemia. Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 2003; 29: 1-10.
  95. Sayeed MA, Azad Khan AK, Mahtab H, Ahsan KA, Banu A, Akhter P Ahren BO. Leptin is reduced in lean subjects with type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh. Diabetes Care 2003; 26: 547.
  96. Sayee MA, Mahtab H, Khanam PA, Keramat Ali SM, Chowdhury RI, Vaaler S, Hussain A, Azad Khan AK. Fasting cut-offs in determining the prevalence of diabetes and intermediate glucose abnormality in non-obese population. Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 2004; 30: 105-14.
  97. Aziz MM, Khan AY, Hasan KN, Azad Khan AK, Hassan MS. Comparison between IS6110 and MPB64 primers for the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Bangladesh by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 2004; 30: 87-94.
  98. Zaid RB, Nargis M, Neelotpol S, Hannan JM, Islam S, Akhter R, Ali L, Azad Khan AK. Acetylation phenotype status in a Bangladeshi population and its comparison with that of other Asian population data. Biopharm Drug Dispos. 2004; 25: 237-41.
  99. Rossi L, Parvin S, Hassan Z, Hildebrand P, Keller U, Ali L, Beglinger C, Azad Khan AK, Whitcomb DC, Gyr N. Diabetes mellitus in Tropical Chronic Pancreatitis Is Not Just a Secondary Type of Diabetes. Pancreatology 2004; 4: 461-67.
  100. Hasanat MA, Rumi MAK, Alam MN, Ahmed S, Hasan KN, Khan AYMH, Salimullah M, Mahtab H, Azad Khna AK. Urinary Iodine Status and Thyroid Dysfunction: a Bangladesh perspective. Bangladesh Res Counc Bull 2004; 30: 16-24.
  101. Sayeed MA, Mahtab H, Khanam AP, Ahsan AK, Banu A, Rashid AN, Azad Khan AK. Diabetes and impaired fasting glycemia in the tribes of Khagrachari hill tracts of Bangladesh. Diabetes Care 2004; 27: 1054-59.
  102. Sutradhar SR, Ali L, Azad Khan AK, Siddiqui NI, Sarker CB, Rahman S, Huq MH,Debnath CR. Ketosis resistance in under thirty diabetic subjects. Mymensingh Med J 2004; 13: 134-37.
  103. Sayeed MA, Mahtab H, Khanam PA, Begum R, Banu A, Azad Khan AK. Diabetes and hypertension in pregnancy in a rural community of Bangladesh: a population-based study. Diabet Med 2005; 22: 1267-71.
  104. Hussain A, Rahim MA, Azad Khan AK, Ali SM, Vaaler S. Type 2 diabetes in rural and urban population: diverse prevalence and associated risk factors in Bangladesh. Diabet Med 2005; 22: 931-36.
  105. Azad Khan AK, Nahar N, Mosihuzzaman M, Mukherjee B. Antidiabetic activity of Caesalpinia bonducella F. in chronic type 2 diabetic model in Long-Evans rats and evaluation of insulin secretagogue property of its fractions on isolated islets. J Ethnopharmacol 2005; 97: 117-22.
  106. Ahmad MM, Ahmed DS, Rowshon AHM, Dhar SC, Rahman M, Azad Khan AK, et al. Long-term pre-infection rate after helicobacter pylori eradication in Bangladeshi adults. 14th UEGW Poster Presentation. October 23, 2006.
  107. Ahmad MM, Ahmed DS, Rowshon AH, Dhar SC, Rahman M, Hasan M, Beglinger C, Gyr N, Khan AK. Long-term re-infection rate after Helicobacter pylori eradication in Bangladeshi adults. Digestion 2007; 75: 173-76.
  108. MZ Ali, SMK Ali, AK Azad Khan. Modification of renal and cardiovascular risk factors in Type-2 diabetes mellitus patients. Chest & Heart J 2007; 31: 80-90.
  109. Sayeed MA, Mahtab H, Khanam PA, Latif ZA, Banu A, Azad Khan AK. Prevalence of diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in urban population of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Med Res Coun Bull 2007; 33(1): 1-12.
  110. Rahim MA, Hussain A, Azad Khan AK, Sayeed MA, Keramat Ali SM, Vaaler S. Rising prevalence of type 2 diabetes in rural Bangladesh: a population based study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2007; 77: 300-305.
  111. Zaid RB, Nargis M, Neelotpol S, Sayeed MA, Banu A, Azad Khan AK et al. Importance of acetylator phenotype in the identity of Asian populations. Hum Biol 2007; 79: 363-68.
  112. Sayeed, Akhtar B, Khanam PK, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK. Risk of obesity for hypertension differs between diabetic and non-diabetic subjects. Ibrahim Med Coll J 2007; 1: 1-6.
  113. Khanam PA, Mahtab H, Ahmed AU, Sayeed MA, Azad Khan AK. In Bangladesh Diabetes starts earlier now than 10 years back: a BIRDEM study. Ibrahim Med Coll J 2008; 2: 1-3.
  114. Rahim MA, Khan AK, Ali SM, Nahar Q, Shaheen A, Hussain. Glucose tolerance in a rural population of Bangladesh. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries 2008; 28: 45-50.
  115. Jahan IA, Nahar N, Mosihuzzaman M, Rokeya B, Ali L, Azad Khan AK, et al. Hypoglycaemic and antioxidant activities of Ficus racemosa Linn fruits. Nat Prod Res 2009; 23: 399-408.
  116. Rahim MA, Azad Khan AK, Nahar Q, Ali SM, Hussain A. Impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance in rural population of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull 2010; 36: 47-51.
  117. Asghar S. Azad Khan AK, Ali SM, Sayeed MA, Bhowmik B, Diep ML, et al. Incidence of diabetes in Asian-Indian subjects: a five year follow-up study from Bangladesh. Prim Care Diabetes 2011; 5: 117-24.
  118. Bhowmik B, Binte Munir S, Ara Hossain I, Siddiquee T, Diep LM, Mahmood S, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK, Hussain A. Prevalence of type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose regulation with associated cardiometabolic risk factors and depression in an urbanizing rural community in Bangladesh: a population-based cross-sectional study. Diabetes Metab J. 2012 ; 36:422-32.
  119. Bishwajit Bhowmik, Faria Afsana, Lien My Diep, Sanjida Binte Munir, Erica Wright, Sharif Mahmood, A. K. Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain. Increasing Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in a Rural Bangladeshi Population: A Population Based Study for 10 Years. Diabetes Metab J 2013; 37: 46-53.
  120. B. Bhowmik, L. M. Diep, S. B. Munir, M. Rahman, E. Wright, S. Mahmood, F. Afsana, T. Ahmed, A. K. A. Khan and A. Hussain. HbA1c as a diagnostic tool for diabetes and pre-diabetes: the Bangladesh experience. Diabet. Med. 2013; 30: e70– e77. DOI: 10.1111/dme.12088.
  121. Bishwajit Bhowmik, Sanjida B Munir, Lien M Diep, Tasnima Siddiquee, Samira H Habib, Mohammad A Samad, Abul Kalam Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain. Anthropometric indicators of obesity for identifying cardiometabolic risk factors in a rural Bangladeshi population. J Diabetes Invest 2013; 4 :361-368.
  122. Bishwajit Bhowmik, Sanjida B. Munir, Kazi R. Ahmed, Tasnima Siddiquee, Lien M. Diep, Erica Wright, Zahid Hassan, Purobi R. Debnath,Hajera Mahtab, A K Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain. Anthropometric indices of obesity and type 2 diabetes in Bangladeshi population: Chandra Rural Diabetes Study (CRDS). Obesity Research and Clinical Practice.
  123. Bishwajit Bhowmik, Faria Afsana, Tasnima Siddiquee, Sanjida B Munir, Fareeha Sheikh, Erica Wright, Farjana Rahman Bhuiyan, SM Ashrafuzzaman, Hajera Mahtab, AK Azad Khan, Akhtar Hussain. Comparison of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its association with diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the rural population of Bangladesh using modified NCEP ATP III and IDF definitions. J Diabetes Invest 2014. doi: 10.1111/jdi.12268.
  124. Natasha Khurshid, Bishwajit Bhowmik, Akhtar Hussain, A.K. Azad Khan. Temporal changes in the prevalence of depression in subjects with and without diabetes in a rural area of Bangladesh. Journal of Diabetology 2014; 1:2.
  125. A.K. Azad Khan, H. Mahtab, T. Ahmed, S.M. Ashrafuzzaman, B. Bhowmik, T. Ahmed, F. Afsana, M. M. Ilondo, D.E. Stevens. Increasing Diabetes Healthcare Capacity in Bangladesh through a Distance Learning Project. Journal of Diabetology 2015; 1:1.
  126. Bhowmik B, Afsana F, Siddiquee T, Munir SB, Sheikh F, Wright E, Bhuiyan FR, Ashrafuzzaman SM, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK, Hussain A. Comparison of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its association with diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the rural population of Bangladesh using the modified National Cholesterol Education Program Expert Panel Adult Treatment Panel III and International Diabetes Federation definitions. J Diabetes Investig. 2015; 6(3): 280–288. doi: 10.1111/jdi.12268.
  127. Natasha K, Hussain A, Azad Khan AK, Bhowmik B. Prevalence of Depression and Glucose Abnormality in an Urbanizing Rural Population of Bangladesh. Diabetes Metab J. 2015; 39(3):218-29. doi: 10.4093/dmj.2015.39.3.218.
  128. Bhowmik B, Afsana F, Ahmed T, Akhter S, Choudhury HA, Rahman A, Ahmed T, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK. Obesity and associated type 2 diabetes and hypertension in factory workers of Bangladesh. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Sep 19;8:460.
  129. Siddiquee T, Bhowmik B, Karmaker RK, Chowdhury A, Mahtab H, Azad Khan AK, Hussain A. Association of general and central obesity with diabetes and prediabetes in rural Bangladeshi population. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2015 Oct-Dec;9(4):247-51.
  130. Kalra S, Aamir AH, Raza A, Das AK, Azad Khan AK, Shrestha D, Qureshi MF, Md Fariduddin, Pathan MF, Jawad F, Bhattarai J, Tandon N, Somasundaram N, Katulanda P, Sahay R, Dhungel S, Bajaj S, Chowdhury S, Ghosh S, Madhu SV, Ahmed T, Bulughapitiya U. Place of sulfonylureas in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in South Asia: A consensus statement. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep-Oct;19(5):577- 96.
  131. Pathan F, Latif ZA, Sahay RK, Zargar AH, Raza SA, Khan AK, Siddiqui NI, Amin F, Ishtiaq O, Shrestha D, Somasundaram N, Kalra S. Update to South Asian consensus guideline: Use of newer insulins in diabetes during Ramadan Revised Guidelines on the use of insulin in Ramadan. J Pak Med Assoc. 2016 Jun;66(6):777-8.
  132. Bhowmik B, Akhter A, Ali L, Ahmed T, Pathan F, Mahtab H, Khan AK, Hussain A. Simple risk score to detect rural Asian Indian (Bangladeshi) adults at high risk for type 2 diabetes. J Diabetes Investig. 2015 Nov;6(6):670-7.
  133. Siddiquee T, Bhowmik B, Da Vale Moreira NC, Mujumder A, Mahtab H, Khan AK, Hussain A. Prevalence of obesity in a rural Asian Indian (Bangladeshi) population and its determinants. BMC Public Health. 2015 Sep 4; 15:860.
  134. Kalra S, Azad Khan AK, Raza SA, Somasundaram N, Shrestha D, Latif ZA, Bajaj S, Pathan MF, Sahay R, Mahtab H. Biosimilar insulins: Informed choice for South Asia. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jan-Feb;20(1):5-8.
  135. B. Bhowmik, F. Afsana, T. Ahmed, S. Akhter, H.A. Choudhury, T. Ahmed, H. Mahtab, A.K.A Khan. Rising prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes among Bangladeshi factory workers. Journal of Diabetology, February 2016; 1:3.
  136. Bishwajit Bhowmik and A K Azad Khan. DIABETES CARE IN A LOWER MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRY. Diabetes Voice 2016; 62:3.
  137. B. Bhowmik, T. Siddiquee, A. Mujumder, M.M.R. Rajib, C.K. Das, M.I. Khan, A.K.A. Khan, A. Hussain. Identifying Insulin Resistance by Fasting Blood Samples in Bangladeshi population with Normal Blood Glucose. Journal of Diabetology, October 2016; 3:4.

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