IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 4, April 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Mr. Uppu Praveen, Dr Shashidhra Y.N, Mrs. Malathi G Nayak
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most challenging health problems in the 21st century and the third major cause of death globally due to its complications. Among the complications of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) are often asymptomatic in diabetic patients until onset of the myocardial infarction or sudden cardiac death. Objectives of the study were to identify the risk status for Coronary Artery Diseases among type 2 diabetes mellitus adults and to find the significant association between the risk status of coronary artery diseases with selected demographic variables like age, gender, BMI, duration of illness, blood pressure, RBS value Methods: A descriptive survey was done among 127 diabetic adults at selected villages of Udupi district. Purposive sampling method was used for selection of sample.