Prevalence of pre diabetes in adults below 40 years with special reference to modifiable risk factors
Journal of Medical Science And clinical Research
Diabetes is the major concern of today's world and its chronic complications have become a serious public health issue. Diabetes getting detected in the pre diabetic phase will be of great help in decreasing the morbidity and mortality arising due to the complications Methodology: We studied a total sample of 528 patients coming to the medicine outpatient department, age group from 18-40 years, who underwent a series of investigations of fasting, post prandial and HbA1c tests and were grouped
... cording to the newer definition of American Diabetic Association in the pre diabetic groups. The modifiable risk factors were compared amongst them. Results: The data was analysed and compared in relation with age, sex, type of family, maritalstatus, occupation, education, Body mass index, waist hip ratio, alcoholic status, smoking and diastolic blood pressure and systolic blood pressure and physical activity to the prediabetic status. Conclusion : An effort to establish the association of modifiable risk factors with prediabetic condition was made in order to effectively target and tackle these factors so as to successfully manage, predict and prevent or slow the progression of prediabetic condition from converting into overt diabetes.