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.
Marwah Takrooni, Omran Jan, Bakr Kalo, Thekra Asseri, Morooj Aldebani, Nairooz Alzamzami. Diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome by Rome IV among diabetic and non-diabetic patients attending primary health care centers in Mecca. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 3, Issue 11, 2017, Pages 121-123