Factors That Affect The Health Condition Of Diabetes Diagnosis, Anthropometric Values, And Blood Glucose Levels

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From the 41 patients that were interviewed, 5 (12.19%) thought that their health was excellent, 2 (4.87%) that it was very good, 13 (31.70%), 13 (31.70%) said their health was good, 15 (36.58%) was fair, and 6 (14.63%) thought that their health was poor. Related to age, one patient was on her late 30s (2.43%), 10 were in her 40s (24.39%), 14 in their 50s (34.14%), 11 in their 60s (26.82%), and 5 in their 70s (12.19%).
The following table provides an average of the patients’ age, age of diabetes diagnosis, anthropometric values, and blood glucose levels.
Note: Average weight, height, BMI, waist circumference, and blood glucose levels were determined for each patient, using the information from the past three doctor’s appointments. From these, an overall average was done.
Table 2 shows the range of values of age, age of diabetes diagnosis, anthropometric values, and blood glucose levels for the patients that were interviewed.
Note: the average values per patient (based on the last 3 visits to the clinic) were used to determine the range.
When asked about how often did patients checked their blood sugar levels, 31 out of the 41 (75.60%) described that once a month at clinic. At Bajos de Chila clinic, 19 out of the 20 interviewed responded that their blood sugar levels were checked once a month at clinic. The other patient from this clinic responded that the last time her blood sugar levels were checked was more than 2 years ago. While for the rest of the patients, 5…

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