TITLE

Retinopathy in Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetics with a special stress on the importance of glycemic control

AUTHOR(S)
Khare, R.; Sengar, N. S.
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science;Jan2015, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major health problem with long-term microvascular and macrovascular complications responsible for the majority of its mortality and morbidity. The development and progression of diabetic complications are strongly related to the degree of glycemic control. The purpose of this study was to study, the incidence of retinopathy in newly diagnosed diabetics and its association with various risk factors with a special stress on role of HbA1c levels. Methods: We analysed 300 newly diagnosed type2 diabetics (diagnosed within 6 months). Patients were subject to detailed history, examination (including retinal examination), and investigations including serum creatinine, urinary micro-albumin, 24 hours urinary protein, HbA1c and ultrasonography. Results: Incidence of retinopathy in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetics was 30% (91/300). With increase in HbA1c, the incidence of retinopathy increased. All results were statistically proven. Conclusion: Incidence of retinopathy in newly diagnosed type2 diabetics is as high as 30%. Glycemic control is the an important factor contributing to development of this microvascular complications in diabetic patients.
ACCESSION #
100683847

 

Related Articles

  • Is Insulin Resistance a Contributor Risk Factor For Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetes? Bonakdaran, S. H.; Yaghoubi, M. A. // Iranian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Feb2014, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p1 

    Introduction: Retinopathy is the most common long-term complication of diabetes mellitus, and diabetic retinopathy is a complex disease, in which that inflammation plays a critical role. The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between insulin resistance as a known inflammatory...

  • Women, type 2 diabetes, and stroke: What's the association? OLMSTEAD, SUSAN C. // Contemporary OB/GYN;Mar2014, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p18 

    The article discusses the findings of a study by the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the association between type 2 diabetes and stroke in women. The findings mentioned women with glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) of 8.0-8.9 percent being 19 percent more likely to...

  • The value of HbA1c for diagnosing type 2 diabetes mellitus between Chinese Uyghurs and Hans in Xinjiang. Si-Yuan Li; Si-Yao Wang; Jun Li; Kan Sun; Zhen Zhang; Guo-Lei Cao // International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Medicine;2015, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p11352 

    Objective: To compare the difference of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) for diagnosing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) between Chinese Uyghurs and Hans in xinjiang. Methods: we collected 707 subjects, including 456 Uyghurs and 251 Hans in Xinjiang Kashi region. All the subjects were underwent...

  • Effects of probiotic yogurt consumption on inflammatory biomarkers in patients with type 2 diabetes. Mohamadshahi, Majid; Veissi, Masoud; Haidari, Fatemeh; Shahbazian, Hajieh; Kaydani, Gholam-Abas; Mohammadi, Fatemeh // BioImpacts;2014, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p83 

    Introduction: The role of inflammatory cytokines in diabetes and its complications has been shown in some studies. The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of probiotic and conventional yogurt on inflammatory markers in patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods: Forty-four patients with...

  • Antidiyabetik Ä°laç Kullanim Paternlerindeki DeÄŸiÅŸim ile Tip 2 Diabetes Mellituslu Hastalarda HbA1c Düzeyi Arasindaki Ä°liÅŸki: Türkiye'de Son 20 Yilda Yapilan ÇaliÅŸmalarin Sistematik Analizi. İlkova, Hasan; Damci, Taner; Siva, Zeynep Oşar; Özyazar, Mücahit; Yumuk, Volkan; Görpe, Esat Uğur; Hatipoğlu, Esra // Turkish Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism;Dec2011, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p77 

    Background: The level of glycemic control is considered to be too low among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in Turkey. Despite availability of several anti-diabetic treatment alternatives, substantial amount of diabetic patients are at increased risk of diabetes-related macrovascular...

  • Influence of diabetes-related knowledge on foot ulceration. Formosa, Cynthia; Vella, Lourdes // Journal of Diabetes Nursing;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p111 

    To investigate the relationship between diabetes-related knowledge and foot ulceration among people with type 2 diabetes, the authors assessed diabetes knowledge in groups with and without foot ulceration. There was no significant difference in diabetes-related knowledge between the two groups,...

  • Blood glucose fluctuation aggravates lower extremity vascular disease in type 2 diabetes. JIAO, X. -M.; ZHANG, X. -G.; XU, X. U -P.; YI, C.; BIN, C.; CHENG, Q. -P.; GONG, Q. -Q.; LV, X. -F. // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;Jul2014, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p2025 

    OBJECTIVES: Lower-extremity vascular diseases are important complication of diabetes. In the present study, we investigated the influence of blood glucose fluctuation in type 2 diabetes-associated lower-extremity vascular diseases, and explore the possible mechanism. PATIENTS AND METHODS:...

  • Revisiting screening for type 2 diabetes mellitus: the case for and against using HbA1c. Hanna, Fahmy W. F.; Wilkie, Veronica; Issa, Basil G.; Fryer, Anthony A. // British Journal of General Practice;Apr2015, Vol. 65 Issue 633, pe278 

    The article focuses on the advantages of early detection of type 2 diabetes mellitus to reduce the incidence rate of complications in Great Britain. Topics include the growing number of morbidity and premature mortality caused by type 2 diabetes mellitus, the use of oral glucose tolerance test...

  • Bariatric surgery effective in T2D with a BMI <35 kg/m2.  // Diabetes Digest;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p28 

    The article presents a study which assesses whether bariatric surgery in non-obese people would change the effects of type 2 diabetes (T2D), wherein the surgery found to be safe and effective in people with

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics