Diabetes is the Leading Cause of ESRD in Haemodialysis Patients

Authors

  • Tania Mahbub Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Md. Nizam Uddin Chowdhury Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Ferdous Jahan Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Sakibjjaman Arefeen Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • Motlebur Rahman Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka
  • MS Sarker Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v14i1.14595

Keywords:

Diabetes, ESRD, Haemodialysis

Abstract

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of ESRD and the no of diabetes patients is increasing day by day.In the developed world it is the first and foremost cause of renal failure. However in the developing countries it has been
considered as second most common cause after GN.This study was a cross sectional study conducted during Oct 2010 to Sept 2011, in the dept of Nephrology, Dhaka Medical College and Hospital to determine the cause of renal failure with specific object to find out the leading cause of ESRD among the Haemodialysis patients. This study found Diabetes as the leading cause of ESRD accounting 44.1% of whole population.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jom.v14i1.14595

J MEDICINE 2013; 14 : 62-64

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Author Biographies

Tania Mahbub, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Dept. of Nephrology

Md. Nizam Uddin Chowdhury, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Professor, Nephrology

Ferdous Jahan, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Dept. of Nephrology

Sakibjjaman Arefeen, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Assistant Registrar, Dept of Nephrology

Motlebur Rahman, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Consultant, Dept of Medicine

MS Sarker, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

Department of Nephrology

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Published

2013-04-17

How to Cite

Mahbub, T., Chowdhury, M. N. U., Jahan, F., Arefeen, S., Rahman, M., & Sarker, M. (2013). Diabetes is the Leading Cause of ESRD in Haemodialysis Patients. Journal of Medicine, 14(1), 62–64. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v14i1.14595

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Short Report