Volume 6 Issue 7 (July, 2018)

Original Articles

Comparative Analysis of Pain Response at Fasting and Postprandial in Young Diabetic Adults
Devendra Nath Tiu, Amitabh Agarwal

Background: Diabetes is one of the leading causes of mortality globally. According to World Health Organization statistics published in 2013, approximately 347 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, and by 2030 diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death. Aim of the study: To compare pain response in diabetic young population. Materials and methods: The study was conducted in the Department of Human Physiology of the medical institute. The study was approved from the ethical committee prior to commencement of the study. For the study, we selected subjects from the outpatient department of the hospital. We selected diabetic subjects ranging from the age of 18-25 years. The plasma glucose of each subject was estimated prior to including in the study. Results: A total of 50 subjects participated in the study. The number of male subjects was 31. The mean age of the subjects was 22.21 years. The pain threshold and pain tolerance are statistically significant parameters whereas, pain rating is statistically non-significant. Conclusion: From the results of present study, we conclude that pain response is more as compared to postprandial. Key words: Diabetes, Pain Response.

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