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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2019, Volume : 7, Issue : 2
First page : (26) Last page : (33)
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Study and Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Human Population of District Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

Iftikhar Hussain1*, Arif un Nisa Naqvi1, Bahreen Iftikhar1, Ghulam Abbas1, Qaim Mehdi1 and Saira Amir2

1Department of Biological Sciences Karakorum International University Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
2Department of Biosciences Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
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Received: 25.02.2019 | Revised: 30.03.2019 | Accepted: 8.04.2019  




This study was conducted and carried out to determine the distributional significance valve and prevalence pattern of diabetes mellitus in human population of different areas of district Gilgit in respect of gender and location wised. Random samplings were done from different areas of district Gilgit. The areas were Main city Gilgit, Danyore, Sakwar, Oskandas and Jalalabad. During study period 1100 individuals were evaluated for Diabetes in different targeted areas of district Gilgit. A total of 1100 samples were studied and analyzed. Out of 1100 analyzed individuals 243 (22%) samples were found Diabetic and 857 (78%) were found Non-diabetic. In Gilgit city 792 suspected individuals were evaluated for diabetes found 158 (19.95%) diabetic and 643 (80.05%) Non.diabetic.In Danyore village 103 suspected individuals were  evaluated for diabetes, the ratio of infestation was 21 (20.40%).In Sakwar 100 suspected individuals  were evaluated for diabetes,32 (32%) were found diabetic while 68 (68%) were found Non-Diabetic.  In Oskandas village 58 suspected individuals were evaluated for significant diabetes.15 (25.86%) were  found diabetic and 43 (74.14%) were found Non-diabetic followed by in Jalalabad 47 suspected  individuals were evaluated for significant diabetes 17 (36.17%) were found diabetic while 30  (63.83%) were found Non-diabetic.

Key words: Diabetes Mellitus, Human Population, Different areas of District Gilgit.

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Cite this article: Hussain, I., Naqvi, A, N., Iftikhar, B., Abbas, G., Mehdi, Q., Amir, S., Study and Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Human Population of District Gilgit, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.7(2): 26-33 (2019). doi: