Volume 21, Issue 4 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Winter 2015)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2015, 21(4): 310-318 | Back to browse issues page

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Khazaei S, Saatchi O, Mirmoeini R, Bathaei S J. Assessing Treatment and Care in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Rural Regions of Hamadan Province in 2013. Avicenna J Clin Med. 2015; 21 (4) :310-318
URL: http://sjh.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-69-en.html
M.Sc. in Epidemiology, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences & Health Services, Hamadan, Iran. , salman.khazaei61@gmail.com
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Introduction & Objective: The monitoring and evaluation status of diabetes control in Hamadan province helps manage diabetes control and prevention programs. This study was done to determine the achievement of quantitative and qualitative objectives of diabetes control in the rural areas of the province.

 Materials & Methods: This is a descriptive cross-sectional and analytical study. The sample size included 256 patients with type 2 diabetes in rural areas of the province that were se-lected by random stratified sampling method. After completing the check list, by descriptive and analytic statistics such as t-test and chi-square analysis, the data were analyzed using Stata software, version 11.

Results: 49 (19.1) of the subjects were male. 47.3% of patients had a family history of diabe-tes. and 71% of patients were overweight or obese. 4.3% of patients had diabetic foot ulcers. 79% of patients had poor glycemic status. Mean systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pres-sure, fasting blood glucose, cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL, HDL were, 122.6 mmHg, 74.3 mmHg, 180.5 mg/dl, 193.2 mg/dl, 189 mg/dl, 104 mg/dl and 47.3 mg/dl ,respectively.

 Conclusion: The results show that the level and quality of care for diabetics are far from the national standards.

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