EPIDEMIOLOGICAL OF DIABETES MELLITUS AND HYPERGLYCAEMIA IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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Zainab Majid AL-Saady, Wissam Jabar Qasim

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Objectives: To determine of incidence and prevalence diabetes mellitus among elementary schools, and to find out the differences between demographic characteristics and random blood sugar.


Methods: Nonexperimental design descriptive correlation study was conducted in a sample of elementary school in al-Sadr city. Purposive sampling non randomly selected students with type I diabetes dependent insulin in the educational stage (1-6) at age (5-14) years. Information on disease variables were obtained through send questionnaire to the student parents. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention growth charts were used.


Results: The total number of elementary school students in the selected 40 schools was 100 had T1DM. And shows that the 51% of students are females and 49% are males. 55% of them is healthy weight, most of students with type I diabetes have hyperglycemia.


Conclusion: The prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus was 0.49 per 100 and incidence 0.22 per 100. There is significant difference in number of random blood sugar with number of insulin doses while there is no significant relationship among random blood sugar and other demographic characteristics.

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Wissam Jabar Qasim, Z. M. A.-S. (2024). EPIDEMIOLOGICAL OF DIABETES MELLITUS AND HYPERGLYCAEMIA IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum, 34(3s), 1109–1114. Retrieved from http://obstetricsandgynaecologyforum.com/index.php/ogf/article/view/429
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