Diabetic Retinopathy Prevalence in Urban Sindh

A. LODHI, F. PANHWAR, K. ANWAR, R. SALEEM, R. IRFAN, A. QURESHI

Abstract


The Objective of the work was assessment of the existence of diabetes induced-retinopathy among an urban Sindh in different age groups. Method: Population-based study conducted in Sindh. Two hundred fifty-one subjects reside in Sindh, were specify. Persons are in different age groups were screened for diabetes.
Results: Prevalence of diabetes induced-retinopathy among the population was 21%. As a result male count was more comparatively to the female (15% vs. 6%). Conclusion: The existence of diabetes-induced-retinopathy was 21% those person who lived in city areas with diabetes mellitus belonged to Sindh. Diabetes-induced-retinopathy is dependent totally on the duration of the prevailing illness (diabetes).


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