The conference was organised by Texila American University (TAU) in Guyana
Amrit Karmarkar, Director, InClinition, Mumbai, India has received the best paper award under the silver category in 2nd International Scientific e-conference 2015. The conference was organised by Texila American University (TAU) in Guyana.
In the conference, Karmakar presented the research paper titled ‘Determination of relationship and frequency of sensorineural hearing loss in previously diagnosed diabetes mellitus and/ or hypertensive adults using qualitative semi-structured interviews.’ This research was conducted in Mumbai metropolitan area. Findings of the research revealed that there exists close association with duration and control of diabetes and/ or hypertension. In semi-structured interviews it was found that according to physicians, out of all sensorineural hearing loss patients, there were 71.43 per cent cases of diabetes; 39.29 per cent cases of hypertension; and 53.57 per cent of both diabetes and hypertension. Severity of hearing loss due to diabetes and/or hypertension was found to be moderate with more prevalence in age group of 50-60 years.
EP News Bureau – Mumbai