Ali Hyder Mugheri, Mumtaz Ali Chhutto, Sumbul Shaikh, Imdad Ali Ansari, Abrar Shaikh
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Frequency of Asymptomatic Type 2 Diabetics in Hepatitis B and C

Ali Hyder Mugheri, Mumtaz Ali Chhutto, Sumbul Shaikh, Imdad Ali Ansari, Abrar Shaikh



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ABSTRACT

Background: In chronic hepatitis diseases the liver impairment results in imbalance in glucose homeostasis and metabolism resulting in type 2 diabetes Aim: To estimate the frequency of type 2 diabetes in chronic hepatitis B and C patients. Study Design: Cross sectional analytical study Place and Duration of Study: Department of Medicine, Chandka Medical College Hospital, Larkana 1st October 2020 to 31st March 2021. Methodology: One hundred patients of hepatitis were recruited. Fifty patients of hepatitis B and 50 patients of hepatitis C age 20-65 years were enrolled. Their fasting blood sugar and HbA1C levels were analyzed and correlated with their clinical symptoms. Results: 20% hepatitis B and 26% hepatitis patients had asymptomatic type 2 diabetes. There were more men affected from hepatitis than women and type 2 diabetic respectively. Conclusion: Asymptomatic type 2 diabetics need suffering from hepatitis B and hepatitis C need to be screened for better treatment plan. Keyword: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Type 2 diabetes



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