International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 6, Issue 3 (2020)

to study the co-relationship between glycosylated hemoglobin and serum calcium levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients


Dr. Hardeep Singh Deep, Dr. Jasmine Kaur, Dr. Gurjyot Singh Nanda, Dr. Seerat Kaur

Background: The incidence of type-2 Diabetes Mellitus has increased world-wide making it a major public health problem. Electrolyte and mineral abnormalities are common in patients with type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Therefore, this study was undertaken to look for the correlation between HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin) and serum calcium levels in patients with type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. Aim: To study the co-relationship between glycosylated hemoglobin and serum calcium levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Materials and Methods: A total of 50 type 2 Diabetic patients and 50 healthy non-Diabetic individuals were included for the study. Both fasting and post prandial blood samples were collected from the two groups and were used for fasting blood sugar, HbA1c, serum calcium, RFT, LFT, CBC, UACR. Unpaired student's t-test was used to compare the results between the diabetic and non-diabetic group. Results: The results showed a significant decrease in the serum calcium levels (p < 0.001) in the type 2 Diabetic patients when compared to the non-Diabetic control group, whereas HbA1c levels were significantly increased in the diabetic group when compared to the non-diabetic group (p <0.001). Also, type 2 Diabetic patients showed a statistically significant negative correlation (r = -0.513, P-value= 0.00) between their HbA1c and serum calcium levels. Conclusion: Type 2 Diabetic patients with poor glycemic control are at increased risk of developing hypocalcemia when compared to those with good glycemic control.
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Dr. Hardeep Singh Deep, Dr. Jasmine Kaur, Dr. Gurjyot Singh Nanda, Dr. Seerat Kaur. to study the co-relationship between glycosylated hemoglobin and serum calcium levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2020, Pages 43-45
International Journal of Medical and Health Research