Study on the complications by chronic diabetes mellitus type II in Quetta Balochistan
Pak-Euro Journal of Medical and Life Sciences
Due to worl wide increase in Diabetes Mellitus, a rise community consciousness about influence of hyperglycemiea and its most common complications ike stroke, hypertension, nephropathy, amputation, neuropathy, cardiovascular and retinopathy etc is required. Awareness on adoption of good diet, physical activities as well as a healthy life-style is required for a healthy long life . Therefore, this study has been designed to investigate the burden of complications of chronic diabetes mellitus in
... abetes mellitus in diabetic patients of Quetta city, in order to improve the health status and life style of diabetic patients living in Quetta. Details of all the complications caused by diabetes mellitus were collected from the patients and the bllood glucose was permormed by standard method. This study reaveled the frequency percentage of comorbidities in this order crdiovascular conditions 30% > neuropathy conditions 17.8% > Ocular conditions 14.8% > Nephropathy conditions 10.7% > Cerebrovascular 6.8% > Feet conditions 1.5% > Amputations 0.1%. These results are in agreement to previous studies which showed the highest prevelance of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in diabetic patients with hyperglycemia, hypertension, smoking habits and unhealthy life styles.