Journal article

Burden of macro- and micro-vascular complications of type 2 diabetes in Bangladesh

Afsana Afroz, Khurshid Alam, Md Nassif Hossain, Animesh Biswas, Liaquat Ali, Dianna J Magliano, Baki Billah

DIABETES & METABOLIC SYNDROME-CLINICAL RESEARCH & REVIEWS | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The aim was to estimate the burden of macro- and micro-vascular complications on hospitalisation and healthcare cost among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Bangladesh. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was carried out in 2017. A total of 1253 patients were recruited from six hospitals. Information related to cost and complications of type 2 diabetes were collected. Multiple logistic and non-parametric regression analyses were performed to evaluate the effect of complications on hospitalisation and average annual cost. RESULTS: Overall, 63.4% of the participants had complications of which 14.8% and 20.7% had macro- and micro-vascular complications respectively and 27.9% had b..

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