The Rising Trend in Diabetes Mellitus - A Statistical Review

  • Mamatha M. B.M.S. College for Women, Bangalore
  • Nagaraja Rao C. Vijaya College, Bangalore

Abstract

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is one of the most burdensome chronic diseases that is increasing in epidemic proportions throughout the world. The prevalence of diabetes is increasing at alarming rate unidentified, untreated or poorly controlled diabetes can result in disabling and life threatening long term complications including blindness, hearing loss, loss of limbs, heart disease and kidney failure. This article includes Statistical implications, Statistical study of therapies, clinical issues, complications and intervention strategies. A Capture-Recapture technique for prevalence studies is provided. The findings of the sample study are also presented.
Published
2008-05-31
Section
Research Articles