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Izadi N, Rahimi M, Rezvanmadani F, Shetabi H, Darbandi M. A Survey on Epidemiology of Type II Diabetes in Patients Referring to the Diabetes Clinic in Kermanshah Province du ring 2013-14: A Short Report . JRUMS. 2017; 16 (1) :83-90
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Background and Objective: The epidemiologic study of diabetes is helpful in understanding the high-risk groups and their related factors. This study aimed to determine the epidemiology of type II diabetes in Kermanshah province.

Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, information was extracted using the records of patients referring to the Kermanshah diabetes clinic during 2013-2014 (2400 records). Data was analyzed using chi-square test and independent t-test.

Results: The average age and standard deviation of 2309 patients was 54.92±10.84 years. Sixty one percent of patients were female. Type of treatment in 76.11% of people was oral. The relationship between total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein, and low density lipoprotein cholesterol with sex was statistically significant in diabetic patients (P<0.001).

Conclusion: According to the results, gender and family history were presented as possible factors associated with diabetes, so prevention and screening programs can be useful in these patients.

Key words: Epidemiology, Type II diabetes, Lipid profile, Kermanshah

Funding: This study was funded by Research and Technology Deputy of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

How to cite this article: Izadi N, Rahimi MA, Rezvanmadani F, Shetabi HR, Darbandi M. Survey on Epidemiology of Type II Diabetes in Patients Referring to the Diabetes Clinic in Kermanshah Province during 2013-14: A Short Report. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2017; 16(1): 83-90. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: غدد
Received: 2017/01/12 | Accepted: 2017/03/14 | Published: 2017/05/3

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