Risk Factors of Diabetic Retinopathy in Type II Diabetes Mellitus Patients
Author(s): Ramyaa M*
The study findings reveal that males are more affected than females with diabetic retinopathy. 36% of the patients had hypertension, of these 36 cases 44.4% had moderate NPDR, 33.3% had severe NPDR and 22.2% had PDR. The mean glycosylated haemoglobin of these 100 patients were >7% showing poor glycaemic control in diabetic retinopathy patients in the past few years. Cases with poor metabolic control measured by higher HbA1C. Out of the 48 patients who had abnormal lipid pro fi le, 75% of them had NPDR and 25% had PDR.