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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 (97th 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

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64 Dimensions

Readers on

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328 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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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

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 328 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

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 314 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 67 20%
Student > Bachelor 55 17%
Researcher 41 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 23 7%
Other 73 22%
Unknown 46 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 136 41%
Nursing and Health Professions 35 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 30 9%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 17 5%
Social Sciences 14 4%
Other 40 12%
Unknown 56 17%

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 19 August 2020.
All research outputs
#118,028
of 15,879,879 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#233
of 11,313 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#694
of 134,203 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#2
of 87 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 15,879,879 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 11,313 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 23.6. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its peers.
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