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Cinnamon for diabetes mellitus

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
13 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
twitter
29 tweeters
facebook
5 Facebook pages
wikipedia
2 Wikipedia pages
q&a
2 Q&A threads

Citations

dimensions_citation
72 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
369 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
Cinnamon for diabetes mellitus
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, September 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd007170.pub2
Pubmed ID
Authors

Matthew J Leach, Saravana Kumar

Abstract

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic metabolic disorder that is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, sexual dysfunction and periodontal disease. Improvements in glycaemic control may help to reduce the risk of these complications. Several animal studies show that cinnamon may be effective in improving glycaemic control. While these effects have been explored in humans also, findings from these studies have not yet been systematically reviewed.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 3 <1%
Spain 3 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
Netherlands 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Ghana 1 <1%
Unknown 355 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 73 20%
Student > Bachelor 64 17%
Researcher 43 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 26 7%
Other 78 21%
Unknown 58 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 145 39%
Nursing and Health Professions 44 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 30 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 20 5%
Social Sciences 12 3%
Other 49 13%
Unknown 69 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 164. 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 08 November 2020.
All research outputs
#138,978
of 17,658,188 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#271
of 11,729 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#746
of 140,287 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2
of 85 outputs
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