International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part B (2019)
Assessment of complications of diabetes mellitus patients
Author(s): Arshied Hussain Bhat
Abstract:Materials and Methods: The present study was conducted to assess complications in type II diabetes mellitus patients.
Results: Age group <20 years had 10 males and 2 females, age group 20-40 years had 24 males and 6 females and age 40-60 years had 30 males and 24 females. The difference was statistical significant (P< 0.05). Common complications were hypertension in 124 patients, nephropathy in 89, foot ulceration in 15, impotency in 68, neuropathy in 23, visual disturbance in 142 and retinopathy in 102 patients. The difference was significant (P< 0.05).
Conclusion: Authors suggested that diabetes in multiorgan multifactorial diseases. Common complications were hypertension, visual disturbances, neuropathy, foot ulceration, nephropathy, impotence and diabetic retinopathy.