Volume : VI, Issue : XII, December - 2017

Evaluation of Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Burden in Pune: A Cross-sectional Study

Manohar Shankarrao Chavan

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 India is currently passing through epidemiological transition. [1] The chronic diseases like Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and other cardiovascular diseases, Cancer etc. constitute significant health burden in Indian community and cannot be ignored. Various evidences have reported information on the status of hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus in urban and rural population of India with different prevalence rates. The present study was conducted out to assess the knowledge of study population about Diabetes Mellitus type 2 and to find out the risk factors for type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in urban population of Pune City. A Cross-sectional survey was carried out among 105 patients who were present on occasion of ‘Diabetes Screening Camp’ which was held at Janwadi urban slum area of Pune City. The present study revealed inadequacies in knowledge of general community people about type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The study also found significant risk factors for Diabetes among people.

 

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Manohar Shankarrao Chavan, Evaluation of Risk Factors of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Burden in Pune: A Cross-sectional Study, GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : VOLUME-6, ISSUE-12, DECEMBER-2017


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