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Clinical Study of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Women with Comorbidities

Mamatha B Patil, Faris UK Padikkal, Gowri Ramesh

Keywords : Comorbidities, Hypertension, Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Citation Information : Patil MB, Padikkal FU, Ramesh G. Clinical Study of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Women with Comorbidities. J Med Sci 2018; 4 (3):87-89.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10045-0094

License: CC BY-SA 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Introduction: There are evidence-based guidelines for the management of diabetes mellitus (DM). These will not take into account, comorbidity the patient has, and these may come in the way of diabetes management. There are a wide range of comorbidities in Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) which again depends on the study subjects selected and the accompanying diseases. Methodology: This cross-sectional, observational project was conducted in Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital (RRMCH) which included 96 women above the age of 30 years to analyze the number of comorbidities associated with diabetes mellitus. These women were selected based on the criteria and detailed history, and lab investigations were done and tabulated. Results: Based on the investigations it is found that 67.7% of patients were hypertensive. Thirteen patients had hypothyroidism, 11 patients had dislipidemia and 14 patients had nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). There were 18 patients without any comorbidity in our study. Conclusion: It was observed that (a) Diabetes mellitus is most commonly associated with hypertension as the comorbidity. (b) As the age advances risk to comorbidities also increases.


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