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A Study of Lipid Profile in Patients with Type -2 Diabetes Mellitus

Author(s): Ramu Kandula | Vinayak E. Shegokar

Journal: MRIMS : Journal of Health Sciences
ISSN 2321-7006

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 23;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: lipid profile | NCEP guidelines | triglycerides

Background: It is clear from the population based studies that type-2 diabetes generally is associated with a 50% to 100% elevation in the plasma levels of total and VLDL triglycerides. Objective: To find the pattern of Dyslipidemia in type-2 diabetics in comparison with non diabetic individuals. Methods: A case control study was conducted. Hundred type-2 diabetes mellitus patients were taken as cases and hundred age and sex matched non diabetic individuals were taken as controls. The labeling of dyslipidemia was based on NCEP guidelines. Results: Dyslipidemia was present in 86% of diabetic patients. LDL dyslipidemia was observed in 64%, HDL dyslipidemia in 71% and hypertriglyceridemia in 47% and hypercholesterolemia in 41% of diabetic patients. The total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL-C are significantly elevated in diabetics when compared to control (p=0.003, p
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