Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
 Open access journal indexed with Index Medicus & EMBASE  
     Home | Subscribe | Feedback  

BRIEF REPORT
[View FULLTEXT] [Download PDF
 
Year : 2001  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-9  

Clinical and aetiological profile of early onset diabetes mellitus: data from a tertiary care centre in the Indian subcontinent.

AH Zargar, MH Bhat, BA Laway, SR Masoodi 
 Department of Endocrinology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India. , India

Correspondence Address:
A H Zargar
Department of Endocrinology, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India.
India

BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in youth is emerging as a serious clinical entity and its incidence has increased over the years. AIM: To analyse the causes of DM in the age group of <40 years of age. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: Tertiary care centre; retrospective analysis of data from January 1990 to December 1999. SUBJECTS AND MATERIAL: Analysis of data of all the subjects of DM in whom disease started before the 40th birthday. RESULTS: 724 subjects were detected to have diabetes mellitus before their 40th birthday. Of these, 205 had Type 1, 174 had Type 2 and 48 had fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes. Males outnumbered in Type 1 and fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes while as females in Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Chronic complications were more common in Type 2 diabetes mellitus. CONCLUSION: Type 2 diabetes mellitus is becoming an important cause of diabetes in subjects with onset of disease at younger age.


How to cite this article:
Zargar A H, Bhat M H, Laway B A, Masoodi S R. Clinical and aetiological profile of early onset diabetes mellitus: data from a tertiary care centre in the Indian subcontinent. J Postgrad Med 2001;47:27-9


How to cite this URL:
Zargar A H, Bhat M H, Laway B A, Masoodi S R. Clinical and aetiological profile of early onset diabetes mellitus: data from a tertiary care centre in the Indian subcontinent. J Postgrad Med [serial online] 2001 [cited 2021 Nov 27 ];47:27-9
Available from: https://www.jpgmonline.com/article.asp?issn=0022-3859;year=2001;volume=47;issue=1;spage=27;epage=9;aulast=Zargar;type=0


 
Saturday, November 27, 2021
 Site Map | Home | Contact Us | Feedback | Copyright  and disclaimer