Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00004253
Title: Study of type 2 diabetes mellitus among night shift workers in Chennai
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Background: Rotating night shift work disrupts circadian rhythms and has been associated with obesity, metabolic syndrome, and glucose dysregulation. However, its association with Type 2 diabetes remains unclear. Therefore, we aimed to evaluate this association in Indian population, particularly in Chennai. Aim and Objectives: The aim of the study was to figure out the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus in night shift workers in Chennai. Materials and Methods: After obtaining written informed consent and Institutional Ethical Clearance, a cross-sectional questionnaire-based study was conducted for 200 subjects of both sexes by convenient sampling method. Personal details from the subject along with sleep duration and history of diabetes were collected. Pre-tested structured questionnaires were filled by them. The exclusion criteria are college going students, part-time workers, and day time workers. Data collected and entered into Microsoft Excel. Data cleaning were done and analyzed using SPSS software. The results were interpreted and analyzed. Results: Among the study population of 200, there were 74 cases of pre-assessed diabetes mellitus, which concludes for 37%. Conclusion: The study suggests that night shift work is a risk factor for the onset of diabetes mellitus.

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    V. M. Anantha Eashwar*, A. Vijay, S. Gopalakrishnan

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    Department of Community Medicine, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. V.M.Anantha Eashwar, Department of Community Medicine, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    V. M. Anantha Eashwar*, A. Vijay, S. Gopalakrishnan

    Title:Study of type 2 diabetes mellitus among night shift workers in Chennai
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (October)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2400-2401)
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    Methodology:Insomnia,Stress, type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Research Materials:Insulin, night shift workers in Chennai

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Insomnia Insulin Stress

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