- DR. HAMMAD MOHSIN, THQ HOSPITAL KALLAR SYEDAN RAWALPINDI
- DR. MUHAMMAD SADDAM HUSSAIN, THQ THAL HOSPITAL LAYYAH
- DR. MUHAMMAD AHMAD SARWAR, AZRA NAHEED MEDICAL COLLEGE LAHORE
|Corresponding Author: Dr. Hammad Mohsin, THQ Hospital Kallar Syedan Rawalpindi, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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