The Prevalence of, Hypertension and Diabetes in Ogugu, Ogbagebe and Ofabo, Ofu and Olamaboro Lga, Kogi State, Nigeria: A Report
Aisha Ojone Abu*
New African Chapter, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
- *Corresponding Author:
- Aisha Ojone Abu
Country Director, New African Chapter
Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: March 24, 2017; Accepted Date: May 24, 2017; Published Date: May 29, 2017
Citation: Abu AO (2017) The Prevalence of, Hypertension and Diabetes in Ogugu, Ogbagebe and Ofabo, Ofu and Olamaboro Lga, Kogi State, Nigeria: A Report. J Vasc Med Surg 5: 313. doi: 10.4172/2329-6925.1000313
Copyright: © 2017 Abu AO. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Urinalysis, Malaria Parasite test, blood pressure checks and body mass index was calculated for the people of Ogugu, Ogbegebe and Ofabo Communities, diagnoses made and drugs administered. 356 Persons benefited from this scheme out of which 25 (7.02%) were children and 331 (92.97%) adults. 95 suffered from high blood pressure (26.69%) with the highest being 250/120 mmhg, 11 were diabetic (3.09%).