Joints Problems among Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Attending To Al-Hilla Teaching Hospital In Hilla City

Authors

  • Jameel Tanseen Mehsen
  • Alaa A. Hussein al_algawy
  • Mohannand Ali Hasan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i4.17204

Keywords:

joint problems, diabetes mellitus, Al-Hilla teaching hospital, Babil province.

Abstract

Introduction: The prevalence of diabetes for all age groups worldwide was estimated to be increasing .
This will inevitably result in an increasing prevalence of the diabetes and associated conditions including
rheumatic manifestations ,especially Osteoarthritis (OA) , and the high rate of disability related to disease
make it a leading cause of disability in the elderly Method: the cross - sectional survey was conducted in
Al-Hilla teaching hospital department of orthopedic surgery in Hilla city during the period March 2015 to 31
December 2017. 300 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus was selected non randomly 150 males and 150
females between ages 39 – 77years to show the prevalence of osteoarthrosis among type 2 D.M patients in
relation to sex, duration of D.M and body mass index. Results: the occurrence of osteoarthrosis among D.M
patients was 30%. Osteoarthrosis was statistically significant (P=0.0003). In D.M patients with BMI more
than 25 (48%). Osteoarthrosis was found more in patients with long duration of D.M which was statistically
significant (P=0.001) since more than 15 years duration was 52% of D.M patients while duration of less
than 5 years was 8%. Conclusion: OA in diabetic patients is common and it’s more prevalent in obese and
in female DM with long duration of disease.

Author Biographies

Jameel Tanseen Mehsen

Lecturer FICMS Orthopedic, Hammurabi Medical College

Alaa A. Hussein al_algawy

Lecturer/ FICMS Orthopedic, College of Medicine

Mohannand Ali Hasan

Lecturer/ College of Medicine; University of Babylon, Iraq

Published

2021-07-22

How to Cite

Jameel Tanseen Mehsen, Alaa A. Hussein al_algawy, & Mohannand Ali Hasan. (2021). Joints Problems among Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Attending To Al-Hilla Teaching Hospital In Hilla City. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 12(4), 444-448. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i4.17204