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Impact of Chronicity on Lipid Profile of Type 2 Diabetics


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Keywords : Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; Lipid profile; Dyslipidemia;

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Aim: To study the impact of chronicity of type 2 diabetes on lipid profile in type 2 diabetics. Material & Methods: This study was conducted on 120 Punjabi male type 2 diabetics. Their age ranged from 30 to 70 years. The subjects were categorized into three groups, on the basis of the duration of detection of type 2 diabetes- group 1(below 4 years), group 2 (between 4 to 8 years) and group 3(above 8 years).Results: There was sharp and definite increase in the percentage of patients having >200mg/dl total cholesterol after four years of diabetes mellitus from 16% to 25% and then to 55% after 8 years of duration. The percentage of patients having >150mg/dl of low density lipoproteins (LDL) after 8 years of diabetes mellitus was much high (67%) as compared to group 1 (29%) and group 2 (49%) . There was also an increase in the percentage of patients having

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