|To find out the diabetic risk in study population by subjecting them to Indian diabetic risk scale (IRDS)|
Chourasia H,1 Chourasia RS2
1Department of Physiology, Sewakunj MIMS Medical College & Research Centre, Indore, MP, India
2Department of Anatomy, Index Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, MP, India
Diabetes as a non-communicable disease is significant public health problem the prevalence rate all the world over is raising. Diabetes mellitus is one of the leading cause of long term complications and a major health hazard in a developing country like India. Indian Diabetes Risk Score (IRDS) developed by Dr. Mohan and his colleagues in 2005 is one of the strongest predictor of incident diabetes in India.
The present study entitled was conducted in the department of Physiology Gandhi Medical College and Associated Hamidia Hospital, Bhopal. 120 subjects in the age group range of 30-60 years attending the different medical OPDs.
The mean age of the sixty subjects included in the control group was 42.61±8.70 years and sixty Prediabetic subjects were 45.43±8.77 years. Maximum numbers of Prediabetes were in the age group of 40 – 50 years.
The results of the study will help to formulate strategies for future preventive efforts and delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
|Diabetes mellitus, Diabetic Risk Group, Indian Diabetic Risk Score.|