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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 66-71

Anthropometric and Biochemical Profile of young adults of age group 20-45 years diagnosed newly with type 2 diabetes mellitus at Dr. Prabhakhar Kore Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Belagavi


1 Department of Physiology, J. N. Medical College, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Medicine, J. N. Medical College, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Harpreet Kour
Department of Physiology, J. N. Medical College, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi - 590 010, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/bjhs.bjhs_25_19

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Diabetes mellitus, the most common endocrine disorder is characterized by metabolic abnormalities Indiais the second most populated country and presently has the largest share of the adult population in the world. The batteries of papers have reported the increased prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus in the adult population. So it is important to know more about this population, as the early diagnosis will help to develop better strategies for the prevention and management of a disease. Thus the present study has been undertaken to evaluate anthropometric and biochemical parameters in young adults diagnosed newly with type 2 diabetes mellitus. METHODS: A total of 148 patients of age group 20-45 years with newly diagnosed T2DM were enrolled in the study as per eligibility criteria. The normal healthy controls (n-=74) were also enrolled to see the baseline difference. Socio-demographic, Anthropometric and Biochemical parameters were evaluated. RESULTS: The study population consisted of adult subjects aged 20-45 years newly diagnosed with T2DM In the present study, most of the diabetics belonged to the overweight and obese category with impaired biochemical parameters.


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