DEPRESSION AMONG TYPE ONE DIABETES PATIENTS IN BURAYDAH IN 2019

Abdulsalam Al brady, Omar Alyahya, Fahad Albedaiwi
2022 PARIPEX INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH  
Background:Type 1 diabetes most commonly seen in the younger age group,during this period young age group may not be matured enough to manage their sugar levels as well as other diabetes care management generally.As a result of this event, tend fall in depression. Present study was aimed to find the prevalence of depression and some risk factors association with type 1 Diabetes mellitus patients. Methodology: A cross sectional study was conducted among the patients attending at Diabetic
more » ... ing Fahad Specialist hospital among 177 participants,for the sample recruitment was done through self administered questionnaire.Data analyzed and necessary statistical tests were applied.Results:In the present study,mean age and standard deviation was 24.42± 9.256.A total of 177 patients were participated and there was 59.3% of females were participated. In the current study, there was depression of prevalence among the type 1 Diabetes patients was 20.3% (36/177). There was significant association was observed with depression among type 1 diabetes with low education level, female gender and high HbA1C level (P<0.05). Conclusions: Based on the study findings, there was decrease prevalence of depression was noticed. This could be due to PHQ-9 tool, also self administered questionnaire and self reported responses. Need to be maintained good diabetic education and communication to the participants
doi:10.36106/paripex/6909975 fatcat:r2lfjpsh7ngahm3wiin6suf2lm