Veena G. Kamath

Asha Kamath4
Chythra R. Rao3
Avinash Shetty3
4Asha Kamath
3Chythra R. Rao
3Avinash Shetty
1Siddharudha Shivalli
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AIM To estimate the prevalence and study the socio-demographic correlates of type 2 diabetes among adults aged 30 years and above. SETTING AND DESIGN A cross-sectional community-based survey, among individuals of either sex, aged 30 years and above was carried out in the field practice area of a medical college. METHODS AND MATERIALS The study was(More)
INTRODUCTION According to Joint National Committee-7 (JNC-7) guidelines, a systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 120 to 139 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure (DBP) of 80 to 89 mm Hg is considered as pre-hypertension. Existing evidence suggest that the cardiovascular morbidities are increasing among pre-hypertensive individuals compared to normal. OBJECTIVE(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension and diabetes are major risk factors for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. Adherence is a primary determinant of the effectiveness of treatment because poor adherence attenuates optimum clinical benefit and paves the way for complications. METHODS The cross-sectional community-based survey was carried out among men and(More)
Hypertension is a premier risk factor for cardiovascular disease which can be recognized if sought and treated effectively. Effective management of high blood pressure is possible when the magnitude of the problem is identified. So, a cross-sectional community based survey among 1,239 respondents aged ≥30 years was designed to estimate the prevalence and(More)
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