International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 8, Part F (2016)
Study the incidence of diabetic retinopathy with relation to duration of diabetes mellitus
Dr. Kuldeep Solanki, Dr. Jayant Kumar, Dr. ND Soni, Dr. Raguveer Chaudhary and Dr. Gautam Chand Sirvi
Diabetes mellitus (DM), also known as simply Diabetes , is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high sugar levels over a prolonged period . This high blood sugar produces the symptoms of frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.
Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted on 200 Diabetic patients of long standing duration and with clinical suspicion of diabetic retinopathy. These patients were selected from Ophthalmology Department of Mathura Das Mathur Hospital associated with Dr. SN Medical College, Jodhpur.
Results: The incidence of diabetic retinopathy was 32% in our study. Among the study 30.83% was male and 34.32% was females.
Conclusions: Diabetic retinopathy is a major health problem in patients with Diabetes. As new therapies for DR and its associated complications emerge, the need to collect and monitor new epidemiological data becomes increasingly important to be able to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of these therapies.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kuldeep Solanki, Dr. Jayant Kumar, Dr. ND Soni, Dr. Raguveer Chaudhary, Dr. Gautam Chand Sirvi. Study the incidence of diabetic retinopathy with relation to duration of diabetes mellitus. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(8):364-366.