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Journal of Case Reports and Scientific Images

2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A

Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy among type 2 diabetes mellitus in tertiary care centre


Author(s): Divya V, Rajendran N and Kishore Kumar J

Abstract: Background: Diabetes mellitus is one of the most insidious disease across the globe. Diabetic retinopathy is recognised as a leading cause of blindness and visual impairment in working-age adults in developed and developing countries.Objective: To assess the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy among type 2 diabetes mellitus and severity of diabetic retinopathy attending ophthalmology out patient department in sree mookambika institute of medical sciences, Kulesekharam, Kanyakumari.Material and Method: Cross sectional study among 85 Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients of age more than 40 years, duration more than 5 years. Statistical methods of analysis: Study parameters will be entered in Microsoft Office Excel 2013, Descriptive statistics-Mean and Standard Deviation; Qualitative test-Chi square test using SPSS TRAIL VERSION-20.0.Result: In my study prevalence of diabetic retinopathy was 55.30 % (47 patients) of which 14.89 % mild NPDR (7 patients); moderate NPDR 34.05% (16 patients); Severe NPDR 25.53% (12 patients); PDR 25.53 % (12 patients).Conclusion: This study estimated the prevalence of DR in Kulesekharam, Kanyakumari, Hospital based type 2 diabetic population attending ophthalmology out patient department sree mookambiga institute of medical sciences. Our study also created awareness among the patients who participated about diabetic retinopathy.

DOI: 10.22271/27080056.2020.v2.i2a.20

Pages: 17-20 | Views: 310 | Downloads: 162

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How to cite this article:
Divya V, Rajendran N, Kishore Kumar J. Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy among type 2 diabetes mellitus in tertiary care centre. J Case Rep Sci Images 2020;2(2):17-20. DOI: 10.22271/27080056.2020.v2.i2a.20


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