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Prevalencia de diabetes mellitus y dislipidemias en indgenas del resguardo Caamomo-Lomaprieta, Colombia

Jaiberth Antonio Cardona Arias, Yennifer Rivera Palomin, Osman Mauricio Llanes Agudelo

Journal Title:Investigaciones ANDINA
Abstract


Introduction: diabetes mellitus is a public health problem and is associated with dyslipidemia and improper lifestyles. Objective: to determine the prevalence of diabetes and dyslipidemia and its association with socio-demographic determinants and risk factors in adults from the Caamomo-Lomaprieta Indian reservation. Methods: cross-sectional study with data collected from primary sources. Measurement of glucose, lipid profile, anthropometric measurements and risk factors. were observed. We estimated summary measures, proportions and confidence intervals; statistical tests bivariate and multivariate logistic regression. Data stored and analyzed in SPSS 18.0. Results: the prevalence of dyslipidemia was 68.9% and 8% diabetes; significant associations were found between diabetes and body mass index, metabolic syndrome and total obesity and dyslipidemia with age, central obesity and blood glucose. Conclusion: high prevalence of diabetes, dyslipidemia and other risk factors, evidence that the Indians are a group at high risk for developing cardiovascular disease.

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