International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education


ISSN: 2456-5067

Vol. 5, Issue 2 (2020)

Effect of diabetic neuropathic pain on quality of life with type II DM patients

Author(s): Dhanraj Navatre, Akshay Limaye
Abstract: Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is defined as heterogeneous metabolic disorder characterized by common feature of chronic hyperglycaemia with disturbance of carbohydrates, fats and proteins metabolism. The prevalence of Diabetes for all age groups worldwide was estimated to 2.8% in 2020 and 4.4% in 2030. Material and Methodology: Both male and female (n =64 ) are from tertiary care hospital in Miraj taluka were taken with age group of 40 years and above was included in this study. Data collected is by using McGill pain questionnaire and SF 36 scale. Results: A very strong negative relationship between McGill Score for pain and SF 36 Score for quality of life (r=-0.88, p<0.001) for subjects between 40-50 years of age.Strong negative relationship between McGill Score for pain and SF 36 Score for quality of life (r=-0.75, p<0.01) for subjects between 51-60 years of age.Strong negative relationship between McGill Score for pain and SF 36 Score for quality of life (r=-0.79, p<0.001) for subjects between 61-70 years of age.A very strong negative relationship between McGill Score for pain and SF 36 Score for quality of life (r=-0.84, p<0.01) for subjects >70 years of age. Conclusion: It indicates that as pain increases, quality of life decreases.
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