Home|Journals|Articles by Year|Audio Abstracts RSS - TOC

IJMDC. 2019; 3(4): 358-362

Evaluation of sleep quality in Saudi Arabian patients with diabetes and hypertension

Abdulelah Sulaiman Almaiman, Sulaiman Saleh Alaqeel, Hesham Abdullah Almuaili, Abdulelah Saleh Alaqil, Ghfran Abdullah Alghawi.


Background: Sleep disturbance is a significant health issue in people with chronic diseases. Hypertension and type 2 diabetes are both chronic illness with very high and rising prevalence. In recent years a wealth of evidence has accumulated, which now supports a link between these diseases and the quality of sleep. This study aims to evaluate the sleep quality in Saudi patients with diabetes and hypertension.
Methodology: sleep quality was evaluated by analysis of the results of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index. This study was carried on 500 Saudi patients with diabetes and hypertension.
Results: This study detected poor sleep quality (PSQ) in 240 with significant positive correlation with age, weight, duration of illness. Also, female patients suffered PSQ more than male patients. In addition to that, PSQ was common in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus than type 1.
Conclusion: According to these results; there is a proportional relationship between PSQ and chronic diseases as diabetes and hypertension. So, these patients should be monitored for any sleep disturbances in order to early detection and treatment.

Key words: sleep disturbances, sleep quality, diabetes, hypertension, The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index

Full-text options

Share this Article

Online Article Submission
• ejmanager.com

ejPort - eJManager.com
Review(er)s Central
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.