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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Momordica charantia for type 2 diabetes mellitus

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

Mentioned by

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1 news outlet
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4 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page

Citations

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269 Mendeley
Title
Momordica charantia for type 2 diabetes mellitus
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, August 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007845.pub3
Pubmed ID
Authors

Cheow Peng Ooi, Zaitun Yassin, Tengku-Aizan Hamid

Abstract

Momordica charantia (bitter gourd) is not only a nutritious vegetable but it is also used in traditional medical practices to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Experimental studies with animals and humans suggested that the vegetable has a possible role in glycaemic control.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 263 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 45 17%
Student > Master 42 16%
Student > Bachelor 40 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 36 13%
Student > Postgraduate 15 6%
Other 49 18%
Unknown 42 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 103 38%
Nursing and Health Professions 24 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 14 5%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 5%
Other 41 15%
Unknown 56 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 September 2018.
All research outputs
#1,602,442
of 17,355,315 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#3,980
of 11,661 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#11,625
of 137,711 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#25
of 108 outputs
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