Evaluation of Electrolytes Imbalance and Dyslipidemia in Diabetic Patients
AbstractElectrolytes and Lipids have always played significant roles, and changes in their concentrations gives good indications of disease progression in a number of non-communicable diseases. Diabetes mellitus is the most common metabolic disorder in the community. Diabetics may suffer from electrolyte disorders due to complications of diabetes mellitus and the medication they receive. Serum glucose, electrolytes (Na+, K+, Cl− and Ca++), and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, and HDL-c) were determined in 100 diabetics and in non-diabetic subjects. All the diabetic patients had a significant (p < 0.001) increase in glucose, total cholesterol, triglyceride, chloride and calcium levels. There was significant (p < 0.001) decrease in the serum levels of Na+ and K+ in all diabetics. It was concluded that differences in lipids and electrolytes found in diabetics may have great potential as a diagnostic tool in clinical practice and have a significant effect upon the risk of contracting many diseases. View Full-Text
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Hasona, N.A.; Elasbali, A. Evaluation of Electrolytes Imbalance and Dyslipidemia in Diabetic Patients. Med. Sci. 2016, 4, 7.
Hasona NA, Elasbali A. Evaluation of Electrolytes Imbalance and Dyslipidemia in Diabetic Patients. Medical Sciences. 2016; 4(2):7.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hasona, Nabil A.; Elasbali, Abdulbaset. 2016. "Evaluation of Electrolytes Imbalance and Dyslipidemia in Diabetic Patients." Med. Sci. 4, no. 2: 7.
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