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Table 2 Medications used and chronic complications in the DG

From: Sarcopenia: a chronic complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Chronic complications DG absolute frequency DG relative frequency (%)
Peripheral neuropathy 26 31.32
Cardiovascular 24 28.91
Retinopathy 23 27.71
Renal 20 24.09
Cataract 15 18.07
Medications
Anti-diabetic
 1 oral hypoglycemic agent 15 18.07
 2 oral hypoglycemic agents 8 9.6
 Oral hypoglycemic + Insulin 45 54.21
 Insulin only 15 18.07
 Metformin 70 84.33
Cholesterol lowering
 Simvastatin 67 80.72
  1. Oral hypoglycemic agent = metformin and/or sulfonylurea
  2. % Percentage