Diabetes Mellitus in Over-Thirty-Year-Old Individuals in Kermanshah Province(2002)

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F Mansoori 1 , * , H Namdaritabar 1 , A Shahrezaee 1 , ZR Rezaei 1 , A Alikhani 1 , MJ Montazer 1 , F Gazerpoor 1

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1 Iran

How to Cite: Mansoori F, Namdaritabar H, Shahrezaee A, Rezaei Z, Alikhani A, et al. Diabetes Mellitus in Over-Thirty-Year-Old Individuals in Kermanshah Province(2002), J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2004 ; 8(2):e81343.

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Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 8 (2); e81343
Published Online: September 19, 2004
Article Type: Research Article
Received: May 05, 2004
Accepted: August 10, 2004

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Abstract

Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus(DM) is a disorder characterized by abnormally high level of Glucose in blood due to impaired insulin secretion,act or both. Due to its chronic and severe complications , DM will likely contininue to be a leading cause of mortality and morbidity. This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of diabetes in over-thirty year-old individuals in Kermanshah province so that we may be able to control its continuation fall.

Materials & Methods: This descriptive study was done over 1210 subjects who were selected by systematic random sampling. American Diabetes Association Criteria were used for diagnosis .The study was done in three steps.Step1: Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) measurment in all subjects. Step2: FPG measurment in those with FPG126 in previous step. Step3: Oral GTT was done in those with 110FPG<126 in the two fromer steps

Results: The sample included 787 women and 483 men. Urban and rural area distribution of subjects were 790 and 420 respectively. The frequency rate of diabetes was 6.8% (82 from 1210).

Conclusion: It seems that DM is a common disease in Kermanshah and major efforts are needed to prevent socioeconomic effects of this disease.

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Diabetes Mellitus Over-thirty-year-old individuals Glucose

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