Jacobs Journal of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Peripheral arterial disease and its predictors in type 2 diabetic subjects in nnewi, south-eastern nigeria

*Onwukwe Chikezie Hart
Department Of Pathology, Hallym University, Anambra State, Nigeria, Niger

*Corresponding Author:
Onwukwe Chikezie Hart
Department Of Pathology, Hallym University, Anambra State, Nigeria, Niger
Email:chykez2000@yahoo.com

Published on: 2019-09-24

Abstract

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a cause of footdisease in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) subjects. Dataon associated predictors of PAD in Nigerian T2DM subjectsare scanty, especially from South-Eastern Nigeria.

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Introduction

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a cause of foot disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) subjects. Data on associated predictors of PAD in Nigerian T2DM subjects are scanty, especially from South-Eastern Nigeria. This study aims to evaluate the prevalence and predictors of PAD in T2DM subjects in Nnewi, South-Eastern Nigeria.