Anthropometric profile and complications in patients with diabetes mellitus seen at Maluti Adventist Hospital, Lesotho

Published in: South African Family Practice
Volume 60, issue 3, 2018 , pages: 97–102
DOI: 10.1080/20786190.2018.1426901
Author(s): MT MakweroDepartment of Family Medicine, South Africa, WF MollentzeDepartment of Internal Medicine, South Africa, G JoubertDepartment of Biostatistics, South Africa, WJ SteinbergDepartment of Family Medicine, South Africa


Background: Patients attending outpatient departments for follow-up of diabetes mellitus (DM) may seem content about the control of their disease. However, complications resulting from DM may present before diagnosis and treatment initiation or continue to develop while on treatment.

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