PREVALENCE OF DIABETES MELLITUS IN OUTDOOR PATIENTS

  1. DR. HAMMAD MOHSIN, THQ HOSPITAL KALLAR SYEDAN RAWALPINDI
  2. DR. MUHAMMAD SADDAM HUSSAIN, THQ THAL HOSPITAL LAYYAH
  3. DR. MUHAMMAD AHMAD SARWAR, AZRA NAHEED MEDICAL COLLEGE LAHORE

Corresponding Author: Dr. Hammad Mohsin, THQ Hospital Kallar Syedan Rawalpindi, drhammadmohsin1989@gmail.com
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3967560
Cite this article as: Mohsin H, Hussain MS, Sarwar MA. Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in outdoor patients. Int. J. Med. Dent. Allied Health Sci. 2020;2(7). 201-07

ABSTRACT: Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level over a prolonged period and is diagnosed by fasting plasma glucose level ≥ 7.0 mmol/L (126 mg/dL). A total of 201 patients were included in the study. There were 123 (61.19%) males and 78 (38.81%) females in the study. The mean age of al the patients was 34.35±5.23 years. The prevalence of diabetic patients among symptomatic patients was 56.98%.

Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Outdoor Patients