Research Article
Volume 4 Issue 8 - 2020
Skin Thickness can Predict the Progress of Diabetes Type 2: A New Medical Hypothesis
Ahed J Alkhatib1,2*, Amer Mahmoud Sindiani3, Khaled Ibrahim Funjan4 and Eman Hussein Alshdaifat5
1Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
2International Mariinskaya Academy, Department of Medicine and Critical Care, Department of Philosophy, Academician Secretary of Department of Sociology, Jordan
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
4Faculty of Medicine, Al Balqa Applied University, Jordan
5Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Yarmouk University, Jordan
*Corresponding Author: Ahed J Alkhatib, Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.
Received: June 01, 2020; Published: July 28, 2020




Abstract

Diabetes is associated with systematic alterations such as skin changes. The main objectives of the present study were to analyze data posted in Kaggle regarding skin thickness among diabetic women patients, and to evaluate the assumption that skin thickness may be a predictor of diabetic status of women patients. The author retrospectively used dataset posted in Kaggle. The Indian dataset of diabetes was analyzed in this study. The data consisted of 392 female patients with diabetes. The analysis of data was carried out using SPSS version 21. The impacts of study variables on skin thickness were determined based on One Way ANOVA test. Significance was considered at α ≤ 0.05. Study findings showed that skin thickness decreased as a result of diabetic progression. Skin thickness was significantly influenced by insulin level, but not glucose level. Taken together, the results of the present study showed that skin thickness may be a new predictor of the progression of diabetes in women patients, and further studies are required to establish this assumption.

Keywords: Skin Thickness; Insulin; Glucose; Diabetes; Dataset; Kaggle

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Citation: Ahed J Alkhatib., et al. “Skin Thickness can Predict the Progress of Diabetes Type 2: A New Medical Hypothesis". EC Diabetes and Metabolic Research 4.8 (2020): 08-12.

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