30Apr 2015

High Diabetes prevalence among males Tuberculosis patients in East Medinipur District of West Bengal, India

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India accounts for nearly one-third of global burden of Tuberculosis. Recently numbers of studies reported that subject allied with diabetes were at three fold higher risk of developing Tuberculosis. Apart that, studies also revealed that screened for Diabetes among Tuberculosis patients reported a wide range of Diabetes incidence among Tuberculosis patients ranging from 1.9% to as high as 35%. The present research study was conducted to determined the prevalence of Diabetes in Tuberculosis in males patients under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) in East Medinipur district of West Bengal, India. Summarised result can observed, among 363 Tuberculosis patients 45(12.4%) are diabetic and 318 (87.6%) are non diabetic. Where as Diabetes was more prevalent among Males than Females (11.3% vs 1.1%).


[Debashish Dey, Bidhan Chandra Patra and Debidas Ghosh (2015); High Diabetes prevalence among males Tuberculosis patients in East Medinipur District of West Bengal, India Int. J. of Adv. Res. 3 (4). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


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