A Study of Vitamin D Status in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Association of Vitamin D Levels with Glycemic Control
Fahmida Khatoon*, Shimaa Mohammed Hasnin Aboelnaga, Abdulsalam Al- Mhwes, Bashir Ahmed and Zahid Balouch
Conclusion: There is Negative association between Vitamin D and glycemic control.
Materials & Methods: This Cross sectional study was conducted in the Hail region, KSA, during the period of 1st January 2018 to 21st March 2019. Total 210 study patients aged 18– 60 years; their Vitamin D levels were estimated and their socio-demographics data were collected regarding nationality, femininity, oldness, marital status, educational level, and occupation and analyze by SPSS 17.
Result: Only 0.5 percent of the total sample was Vitamin D sufficient, while 37.1 percent was insufficient. Majority i.e. 62.4 % had deficiency of vitamin D. It can be observed that majority of patients i.e. 53.8 % had diabetes for 5-10 years. Only 9 patients out of a total of 210 had diabetes for more than 15 years.
Conclusion: levels are Vitamin D levels in Diabetic patients are found to be low in Diabetic patients. Negative association is present between HbA1c levels and derangements in serum Vitamin D.