Vol. 3, Issue 11 (2017)
Diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome by Rome IV among diabetic and non-diabetic patients attending primary health care centers in Mecca
Author(s): Marwah Takrooni, Omran Jan, Bakr Kalo, Thekra Asseri, Morooj Aldebani, Nairooz Alzamzami
Abstract: Background: In diagnosis of IBS we use Rome IV criteria, the prevalence of IBS depending on that criteria are between 10% and 25% of all population. In this study we aim to determine the prevalence of Irritable Bowel Syndrome among diabetic and non-diabetic to estimate the risk of developing diabetes among patients with IBS later life. Material and Methods: This was a retrospective Case control study of patients between 30 and 65 years diabetic and non-diabetic in primary health centers in Mecca city in 2017. Results: The total patients enrolled in the study was (n=198) showed that 29.4% of total male patients had IBS and, 31.5% of total female patients had IBS. 33 diabetic patient had IBS which was 33.3% of diabetic patient and 28 participant of non-diabetic had IBS which was 28.3% of non-diabetic which considered not significant. Conclusion: The study indicates that there is no relation between IBS and DM, but exercise could decrease the risk of developing IBS.