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AWARENESS OF ADULT OLDER THAN 40 YEARS ABOUT RISK FACTOR AND COMPLICATIONS OF TYPE 2 DM IN GAZA STRIP

Ali Qandeel, Hatem Elharazin, Khaled Abu Mohsen, Hamza Khader, Abdelaziz el El batran, Hisham Elshaer and Fawzy Sharaf*

ABSTRACT

Background: Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either, when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar. Hyperglycemia, or raised blood sugar, is a common effect of uncontrolled diabetes and over time lead to serious damage to many of the body's systems, especially the nerve and blood vessels. (WHO). Objectives: To measure the level of awareness and complications of type 2 DM screening and risk factor among men over the age of 40 are aware of. Methods: A cross-sectional study was undertaken during the year 2019; the questionnaire is of eighteen items. Piloting twenty questionnaires were done, to assess the administrative and procedural logistics. The questionnaire was distributed and collected by the students. SPSS (version 17 for Windows) for descriptive statistics, Chi-Square and Student's t-tests were used for the statistical analysis. Results: 200 participants included in the study, 113 (56.5%) were male and 87 (43.5%) were female. 70 (35%) of participants were diabetic, 130 (65%) were no diabetic. Respondents cited; DM is due to insulin deficiency; p = 0.002, due to failure of pancreas to secrete insulin; p = 0.004, disturbances in lipid level are a risk factor for DM; p = 0.052, increase the risk of stroke and MI; p = 0.022, complications during pregnancy; p = 0.155, lead to hearing problems; p = 0.161. Conclusion: It’s markedly prevalent the participants are with poorer knowledge of risk factors and complications were diabetic. It’s more among females. We recommend health education; mainly the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health about risk factors and complications of DM.

Keywords: Awareness, Diabetes, Risk factor, Complications, Gaza Strip.


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