Atif Ahmed

Deaprtment of Medicine, Bilawal Medical College LUMHS Jamshoro, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Incidence of Diabetes in Smokers: Our Hospital Results
    Author(s): Atif Ahmed, Waseem Raja Memon, Sant Das, Muhammad Toqeer, Kumar Lal and Muhammad Amjad Kalhoro

    Objective: To demonstrate the relationship of smoking with type- 2 diabetes mellitus. Patients and methods: This study was conducted at Department of Medicine, Bilawal Medical College LUMHS Jamshoro, and Pakistan from January 2021 to June 2021. Researchers included 100 smokers older than 35 years of either gender who had smoked less than five years and the control group had 100 non-cross-sectional individuals in the same age range. In addition to the age of beginning smoking, the number of cigarettes smoked on a daily basis, whether the patient is currently a smoker or an ex-smoker, and the total duration of smoking was taken from the patients. Patients with type-2 diabetes were asked about their age at diagnosis, the medication used, and whether the disease was controlled. The pathology laboratory or glucometer was used to test the patient's blood glucose levels. Other routine in.. Read More»

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