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Assessment and attenuation of risk of stroke in diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and hypertensive patients

Author : Mohamed Thoufiq Ilahi and Kavitha P

The aim of the study is to assess and attenuate the risk of stroke in diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and hypertensive patients. The main objective is to assess the risk of stroke in diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and hypertensive patients. The prospective interventional study was conducted in the department of general medicine at PSG IMSR medical college, Coimbatore for a period of 6 months. Total 150 stroke patients were recruited in the study based on inclusion and exclusion criteria and were analyzed. Based on the interview, 17 patients were having the history of hypertension, 35 patients were known case of diabetes mellitus and there were 2 dyslipidemic patients. From this study it was concluded that males are more prone to risk of stroke than females. The outcome of this study will reduce or modify risk factors associated with stroke in study participants. It may create effective awareness regarding management of risk factors.


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