Original Research Article
Year: 2018 | Month: February | Volume: 8 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 208-211
Symptom and Mode of Presentation of Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 in Patients of Ajmer City
Laxmi Kumari Yadav1, Dr Bharti Prakash2
1Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, S.P.C. Government College Ajmer.
2Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, S.P.C. Government College Ajmer.
Corresponding Author: Laxmi Kumari Yadav
Diabetes mellitus type 2 is a major lifestyle disease and the most challenging public health problem of 21st century. It is the major causes of morbidity and mortality affecting the youth and middle aged people. Aim: This study aim to find out the most common symptoms and mode of presentation of diabetes accruing in the people of Ajmer on the onset of diabetes type 2. Method: A detailed questionnaire was precisely phrased for obtaining the desired information’s on symptom, mode of presentation, complications and other general information. Analysis: Data were tabulated on Microsoft excel and analyzed using frequencies and percentages. Result: the mean age of diagnosis of diabetes was 54.45 ± 13.16 years. Majority 23% (109) out of 464 patient’s comprised male 25% (63) and female 22% (46) felt fatigue and weakness as a symptom for diabetes and polyuria, polydipsia, polydipsia were the most common presenting symptoms faced by 19% (88) of patients. In 24% of the patients diabetes was diagnosed “by chance” during their general checkup in hospital and 16% were identified incidentally at the time of surgery in body part. Conclusion: it was concluded that diagnosed as diabetes on the first time, at routine screening of patients and more common symptoms are fatigue, weakness, polydipsia, polyphagia and polyurea.
Key words: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2, Symptom, Mode of presentation.