Frequency of Autonomic Neuropathy in Type-1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

Authors

  • Nosheen Zafar Sir Gangram Hospital, Lahore
  • Niamat Ali
  • Umbreen Aslam
  • Muhammad Kashif Bashir
  • Zulfiqar Khosa
  • Huma Ashraf

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5909677

Keywords:

Type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic autonomic neuropathy

Abstract

Abstract


Objectives: To determine the frequency of diabetic autonomic neuropathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Medical Unit-IV, Services Institute of
Medical Sciences, Lahore. A total of 236 cases fulfilling the inclusion/exclusion criteria were enrolled
from Medical OPD Services Institute of Medical Science, Lahore. Informed consent of the patients
was taken to include their data in the study. Detailed history for Diabetes Mellitus was taken. All the
patients were undergoing for evaluation of diabetic autonomic neuropathy. Presence/absence of
DAN was recorded. All this information was recorded.
Results: In our study, frequency of diabetic autonomic neuropathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus was
recorded in 17.80%(n=42) whereas 82.20%(n=194) had no findings of the morbidity.
Conclusion: We conclude that the frequency of diabetic autonomic neuropathy in type 1 diabetes
mellitus is not very high, but it varies according to diagnostic criteria and population, however,
some-other studies in different health centers of our country is required.

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27-01-2022 — Updated on 13-03-2022

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Nosheen Zafar, Niamat Ali, Umbreen Aslam, Muhammad Kashif Bashir, Zulfiqar Khosa, & Huma Ashraf. (2022). Frequency of Autonomic Neuropathy in Type-1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients. MedERA - Journal of CMH LMC and IOD, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5909677 (Original work published January 27, 2022)

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