Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo
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CASTILLO CHAVEZ, Luis Manuel. Glycemic levels in medical-educational. Med. segur. trab. [online]. 2012, vol.58, n.227, pp.107-116. ISSN 0465-546X. http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S0465-546X2012000200004.
Glycemia is an important indicator of the metabolic state of the body, so the alteration of their normal values is a imminent warning of possible metabolic failure, health professionals are not exempt from this, however even with the knowledge acquired in their training can be equally affected by a person of any other profession. We sought the frequency of alterations in blood glucose levels of doctors. Performing 100 surveys conducted by pollster of ENMyH (Escuela Nacional de Medicina y Homeopatía) engaged in teachers activities, administrative and / or medical practice accompanied by a rapid testing being used two glucometers, a brand Accu-sensor and the other mark Sheck Optium. We found a rate of 22% of glycemic alterations and 50% of the population are factors that favor the emergence of glycemic alterations, as the association between the amount of intake and glycemia (r = 0.15), 78% of the studied population normoglycemic values, being so far the highest compared to other countries where it was studied, the alterations were associated with working life style and food. It also made findings that associate control habits, lifestyle and monitoring with blood glucose values by doctors.
Palabras clave : Glycemia; hyperglycemia; physical activities; determining factors; occupations; lifestyle Induced Illness.