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The Body Constitution and Quality of Life of Diabetic

2014-08-27 03:16:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Diabetic Mellitus is the fifth cause of death by the report of Department of Health in 2008, and it often cause the severity of other chronic diseases. Neuropathy, retinopathy and renopathy are the most prevalent complications of DM, and they often influence the quality of life.

300 patients with Diabetic neuropathy will be recruited in Taichung Veterans General Hospital endocrine and metabolism clinics. Body Constitution Questionnaire(BCQ), Diabetes Impact Measurement Scales(DIMS), Short Form -36(SF-36) will be asked to filled up, neurological examination (NE), AC sugar, HbA1c, lipid profiles, liver and kidney functions will be measured in order to evaluate the correlation between body constitution and quality of life on patients with diabetic complication.

Description

Diabetic Mellitus is the fifth cause of death by the report of Department of Health in 2008, and it often cause the severity of other chronic diseases. Neuropathy, retinopathy and renopathy are the most prevalent complications of DM, and they often influence the quality of life.

Traditional Chinese Medicine was often prescribed to treat diabetic complications and improve the quality of life .But the study of objective evaluation of diagnostics of Traditional Chinese Medicine was few . It is important to analyze population of specific disease with well developed Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnostic tool with good validation and consistency.

300 patients with Diabetic neuropathy will be recruited in Taichung Veterans General Hospital endocrine and metabolism clinics. Body Constitution Questionnaire(BCQ), Diabetes Impact Measurement Scales(DIMS), Short Form -36(SF-36) will be asked to filled up, neurological examination (NE), AC sugar, HbA1c, lipid profiles, liver and kidney functions will be measured in order to evaluate the correlation between body constitution and quality of life on patients with diabetic complication.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Diabetes Mellitus

Intervention

Body Constitution Questionnaire

Location

Taichung Veterans General Hospital
Taichung
Taiwan
40705

Status

Recruiting

Source

Taichung Veterans General Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:14-0400

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