Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : positive family history

The clinical profile of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients above age of 40 years

Dr. Monika MP, Dr. Prajwal Kumar US

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 419-424

Diabetes mellitus found to be leading cause of mortality and morbidity in worldwide in the future and it is a predisposing factor for cardiovascular disease. End stage renal disease, adult blindness, lower extremity amputation (non-traumatic) are the leading causes in diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common health problems facing mankind and is a major public health problem. Randomly selected 100 patients, both male and female with type 2 diabetes mellitus above age of 40 years including newly diagnosed diabetics attending hospital were included in this study. Among the study group of 100 patients 46% patients had hypertension and 10% had ischemic heart disease. Among the study group of 100 patients 48% had positive family history and 52% had negative family history. Among the study group 100 patients 5% had HbA1C less than 6, 56% had between 6-7.5 and 39% had HbA1C above 7.