Wednesday , 22 May 2024

Gender Based and Rational Use of Anti-Diabetic Drugs: A Survey

AJ Prabhu Raj, B Gowthami, Rajesh Pavan A*, Hindustan Abdul Ahad, Ramesh Dhani
1Dept. of Pharmaceutics, Balaji College of Pharmacy, Rudrampeta Bypass, Ananthapuramu-515001, AP, India.
2Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Ratnam Institute of Pharmacy, SPSR Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India-524346

The goal of this study was to estimate the prevalence of diabetes and the number of people of all ages (both sexes) with diabetes and their medication. Patient data was collected from 512 patients in Out-patient Pharmacy (OPP) of K.M Hospital, Ananthapuramu, A.P. India. The patients are asked to fill a sheet containing a set of questions. The results shows that the prevalence of diabetes is higher in menthan women, but there are more women with diabetes than men. These findings provide an underestimate of future diabetes prevalence.
Keywords: Out-patient Pharmacy, diabetic patients, medicine, survey

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