International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Special Issue 7, Part D (2019)
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy in type II diabetes mellitus patients
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a devastating metabolic disorder that places an economic burden for every country around the world with the global increasing trend. The present study was conducted to assess diabetic polyneuropathy in type II diabetic patients.
Materials & Methods: 240 type II diabetes patients of both genders were assessed for numbness, ulcerations loss of reflexes. Assessment of diabetic polyneuropathy was done.
Results: Out of 240 patients, males were 150 and females were 90. Out of 240 patients, 102 (42.5%) had PNP. In patients with PDN, 76 had ulcerations and 58 had numbness of limbs. There were 4 cases of DPN with 5 years, 30 cases with 5-10 years and 68 cases with >10 years of diabetes history. The difference was significant (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Authors found that high prevalence of diabetic peripheral neuropathy among type II diabetic patients.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Suresh Patel. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy in type II diabetes mellitus patients. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(7S):103-105.