International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Study Papers | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022


Prevalence of Diabetes among Residents of Theed Area of District Srinagar: A Descriptive Study

Dr. Ishtiyaq Ahmad


Abstract: Diabetes Mellitus is a group of metabolic disorder of carbohydrate metabolism characteristics by high blood glucose levels, and usually caused by insufficient production of insulin or its response on target cells. The rate of diabetes diagnosed is increasing around the world including in India. The estimated number of diabetes in the age group of 20-79 is 74.2 million in 2021 and is likely to increase to 124.8 million in 2045 as said by Union Minister Mandaviya to the Lok Sabha 03 December 2021. Methods: sample size of 135 was taken out of 4756 population aged above 30 and more in this area calculating by the prevalence of diabetes 10%, data collection was done on the basis of random Blood Sugar levels by using glucometer and was categorized as per classification. The data was version 23. Results: overall prevalence of diabetes was found to be 9.8% among the population of Theed Srinagar district, in the age group of 30 and more.


Keywords: prevalence of diabetes


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022,


Pages: 122 - 124


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