Advances in Preventive Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Iranian Patients Require More Pertinent Care to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Complications

Table 3

Patterns of the type 2 diabetes related complications in the studied patients.

VariablesNumber (%)
Male FemaleTotal

Presence of diabetes related complications 48 (70.6)141 (84.9)189 (80.8)
Presence of two or more concurrent diabetes complications18 (26.5)115 (69.3)133 (70.37)
Time of the diabetes related complication(s) diagnosis
 Before being diagnosed with diabetes19 (27.9)43 (25.9)62 (32.8)
 After being diagnosed with diabetes29 (42.6)98 (59.0)127 (67.2)
Type of diabetes related complication(s)
 Neuropathy45 (66.2)97 (58.4)142 (75.0)
 Retinopathy21 (30.9)57 (34.3)78 (41.4)
 Cardiovascular complications 30 (44.1)10 (6.0)40 (21.1)
 Foot ulcers 7 (10.3)3 (1.8)10 (5.1)

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