Journal of Diabetes Research / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection and Antimicrobial Susceptibility among Diabetic Patients with Controlled and Uncontrolled Glycemia in Kuwait

Table 1

Characteristics of the study subjects with controlled and uncontrolled glycemia.

Controlled glycemic groupUncontrolled glycemic group

Number of patients55 (21.8%)197 (78.2%)
Mean age (years ± SD)48 ± 1663 ± 16
Type of diabetes
 Type 1 5 (9%)15 (7.6%)
 Type 250 (91%) 182 (92.4%)
Duration of diabetes (years)17.26 ± 8.5 19.84 ± 8.67
HbA1c5.4 ± 0.58.3 ± 1.5
Therapy
 Insulin (number)29 (52.7%)117 (59.4)
 Metformin27 (49.1%)86 (43.7%)
 Glimepiride 3 (5.5%)7 (3.6%)
 Sitagliptin4 (7.3%)12 (6.1%)