Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.- The year 2022 turned out to be an important year for chronic degenerative diseases, with respect to 2021 registering an increase in most of them.
Mainly in diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension and ischemic and cerebrovascular diseases.
The annual count of the Information System in Mexico, released by the National Epidemiological Bulletin, reports that last year it closed with 17,207 new patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, while in 2021 the figure was 16,239; In case of insulin-dependent patients, 155 were detected as against 108 last year.
A total of 24,178 cases were registered in hospitals and health centers as against 21,377 in 2021, with the highest proportion of patients found to be affected by arterial hypertension.
The number of patients diagnosed with ischemic heart disease was 3,262, while the reported cases in 2021 were 1,555; The figures detail that there were 2,831 patients with cerebrovascular problems, up from 1,613 found in 2021.
With regard to high blood pressure in pregnant women, the cases were 276 last year, and diabetes totaled 114 in 2021, up from 663 in the same group last year and 592 in 2021.
With regard to data on other non-communicable diseases, the figures show that 6,831 cases of venous insufficiency were recorded in 2022, compared to 5,530 in 2021; Last year there were 10,6560 cases of asthma and in 2021 it was reported only 7,627.
by Nora Hernandez Herrera
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