International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 6, Issue 11, Part A (2020)
A study on vitamin D levels in type 2 diabetic patients
Vitamin D deficiency is linked to many diseases. Many studies have studied Vitamin D deficiency. We studied Vitamin D deficiency in Indian population.
Methods: We enrolled a total of 152 patients. 46 of these patients were on Insulin therapy and the rest were on oral hypoglycaemic agents. Patients with liver disease, renal disease or other co-existing conditions were excluded from the study. BMI, fasting blood sugars, Hba1c, S. creat, SGOT, SGPT, Alkaline phosphatise was measured in all the patients. Patients with raised lab values were excluded from the study. CRP and Vitamin D levels were measured in all the participants. Statistical analysis was done using the student’s t test. P value of less than 0.05 was considered to be of significant statistical importance.
Results: Vitamin D (25(OH)D) deficiency is common in patients with Diabetes Mellitus –II. There was an inverse co-relation between 25(OH)D levels and Hba1c and CRP. Also, there was an inverse co-relation between fasting glucose levels in patients on Insulin.
Conclusion: Vitamin D deficiency is common in patients with Diabetes Mellitus-II. Vitamin D levels and metabolic control has an inverse co-relation.
How to cite this article:
Sahar Q Baksh, Omar Abdelziem, Mohamed A Atta, Wessam A Eldod, Abhishek Vadher, Yash Ashara, Rono Korra, Mohamed El Sherif. A study on vitamin D levels in type 2 diabetic patients. Int J Appl Res 2020;6(11):29-31.