Frequency of UTI in Diabetic Patients taking SGLT2 Inhibitors


  • Author- Aisha Aziz, Asma Kazi, Ammara Asim, Rahman Javed, Faisal Zarar, Faaiqa Saqlain


Objective: The objective of this study is to evaluate the frequency of UTI in diabetic patients taking SGLT2 inhibitors.


: It was a cross-sectional study in which 125 diabetic patients from Arif Memorial Teaching Hospital, Lahore were enrolled. Data was gathered from individuals with Type 2 diabetes who were undergoing treatment with SGLT2i, either as monotherapy or in combination with other medications, over a span of three months. Data was entered and analyzed through computer software SPSS version 25.0.


 : Among 125 diabetic patients, 45.6 were males and 54.4% were females and the mean age was 46.19+8.718 years. Association of UTI with age was found statistically significant while association of UTI with gender, family history of diabetes, duration of diabetes and SGLT2 inhibitors was found statistically insignificant.


 : Study concluded that frequency of UTI among diabetic patients taking SGLT2i was 8.8%.


: Frequency, urinary tract infection, diabetes, SGLT2 inhibitors