Factores asociados a complicaciones crónicas de diabetes mellitus tipo 2 en pacientes de un hospital general del Seguro Social de Salud del Perú

Translated title of the contribution: Associated factors with chronic complications of type-2-diabetes mellitus among patients from a general hospital of the Peruvian social health insurance

Juan Villacorta Santamato, Nélida Hilario Huapaya, Jorge Inolopú Cucche, Leonel Terrel Gutierrez, Rosa Labán Hijar, José Del Aguila, Cesar Ugarte-Gil, Yamilée Hurtado-Roca

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Abstract

Introduction. The chronic complications of type-2-diabetes mellitus (T2DM) increase mortality and burden of disease in Peru, then it is necessary to evaluate its prevalence and associated factors. Methods. Cross-sectional study in records of 212 adult outpatients with T2DM attended by a social security general hospital in Peru, during 2017. Results. 71,6% of patients were older than 60 years and with a time of illness less than 6 years (40,5%). 38,7% of the patients had any chronic complication, mainly nephropathy (48,8%) and neuropathy (45,1%). Hypertension (52,4%) and obesity (43,7%) were the most frequent comorbidities in outpatients with chronic complications. Complications from DMT2 were associated with the medical consultations and glycemic monitoring. Conclusions. There are risk factors associated to chronic complications of DMT2.

Translated title of the contributionAssociated factors with chronic complications of type-2-diabetes mellitus among patients from a general hospital of the Peruvian social health insurance
Original languageSpanish
JournalAnales de la Facultad de Medicina
Volume81
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 23 2020

Keywords

  • Diabetes Complications
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Peru (source: MeSH NLM)
  • Social Security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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