Prevalence of Diabetes retinopathy in Diabetess with macrovascular complications

  • Vikram Chellakumar

Abstract

The study was aimed to investigate the prevalence of macrovascular complications in Diabetes patients. Among a total of 100 out patients screened 44 patients were positive for Diabetes retinopathy and 56 patients were negative for retinopathy. Sixteen cases were in the pediatric age group 0-10 yrs with Juvenile Diabetes mellitus (JDM) and two of the JDM cases were with Diabetes retinopathy. In the 10-20 yrs age group, 27 of the individuals amongst the 66 diabetes mellitus patients had retinopathy. In the 20-30 yrs age group, 18 cases had diabetes mellitus and 15 of them had Diabetes retinopathy. The Prevalence of diabetes retinopathy is very common and a positive association is observed in the incidence of macrovascular complications and Diabetes retinopathy in the study population.

Published
May 15, 2017
How to Cite
CHELLAKUMAR, Vikram. Prevalence of Diabetes retinopathy in Diabetess with macrovascular complications. RESEARCH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL & ALLIED SCIENCES (RJMAS), [S.l.], v. 1, n. 2, may 2017. Available at: <http://rjmasonline.com/index.php/journal/article/view/17>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2021.