Study on Lipid Profile of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Medical College & Hospital
Study on Lipid Profile of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Background: Diabetes mellitus is major public health problem. It is associated with metabolic abnormalities and long term complications. Subjects and Methods: The present study included 150 cases of diabetes. Detailed history, clinical examination and assessment of glycemic control and serum lipid profile was done. Results: The mean total cholesterol level was 197.4 ±14.2 mg/dl, triglyceride level was 156.8 ± 21.7 mg/dl, HDL level was 42.3 ± 5.7 mg/dl, LDL level was 121.1 ± 9.3 mg/dl, VLDL level was 34.2 ± 6.5 mg/dl & LDL / HDL ratio was 2.81 ± 0.29. Conclusion: Serum lipid profile is deranged in diabetic patients.