Iranian Journal of War and Public Health

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Volume 15, Issue 3 (2023)                   Iran J War Public Health 2023, 15(3): 311-314 | Back to browse issues page

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Jaber T. Relationship of Serum Lipids Levels with Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in Female Type 2 Diabetic Mellitus Patients. Iran J War Public Health 2023; 15 (3) :311-314
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Authors T.F. Jaber *
Scientific Affairs Department, Faculty of Education, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq
* Corresponding Author Address: Almustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq. Postal Code: 46219 (
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Aims: Type 2 diabetes is a major public health threat that affects millions of people worldwide, particularly women. This study aimed to investigate the correlation between serum lipid levels and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in female patients with type 2 diabetes.
Materials & Methods: This retrospective experimental study was conducted at Al-Karkh Private Laboratory, Baghdad, Iraq, from 3 July 2022 to 8 March 2023 in female patients records who were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Fifty-nine type 2 diabetes patients and 23 healthy individuals were selected using the appropriate sampling method. Data was collected from medical records and laboratory results of the patients. The relationship of serum lipids and erythrocyte sedimentation rate with diabetes was evaluated using an independent sample T-test.
Findings: Patients with higher ESR, VLDL, LDL, TG, or total cholesterol levels had lower HDL levels, indicating a correlation with type 2 diabetes. There were significant differences between the two groups of diabetic patients and healthy individuals below and over 30 in every parameter except HDL.
Conclusion: Increased levels of very-low-density lipoprotein are associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease. High levels of low-density lipoprotein are associated with an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes.

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