A SURVEY ON MORBIDITY AND MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES IN KOTTAYAM DISTRICT AND A REVIEW ON RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN DIABETES TREATMENT

Arun Raj

Abstract


Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia with or without glycosuria, resulting from an absolute or relative deficiency of insulin. Clinically, diabetes is characterized by a wide spectrum of disorders, ranging from asymptomatic hyperglycemia to abnormalities in various vital organs like heart, brain, retina and peripheral vessels. The present study was conducted among randomly selected 100 patients in Kottayam district. An open survey method was adopted for the study. The aim or motive of the survey was to assess the level of morbidity and management of Diabetes mellitus among the patients. The overall results indicates that an increased common awareness about diabetes & the importance of its management in daily life has to be encouraged for the welfare of the diabetic population all over the country.  

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