Association of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Fatty Liver

  • Syed Umer Shah umerlispro@gmail.com
  • Muhammad Hafeez Pak Emirates Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Muhammad Naveed Pak Emirates Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Altaf Hussain Pak Emirates Military Hospital/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Muhammad Shahid Khan Heavy Industries Taxila Education City Institute of Medical Sciences, Taxila/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Pakistan
  • Shanzah Shahbaz Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi Pakistan
Keywords: Fatty liver, relationship, Type 2 diabetes

Abstract

Objective: To assess the association of fatty liver with type 2 diabetes and other socio-demographic factors among the patients at Pak Emirates military hospital Rawalpindi.

Study Design: Cross-sectional analytical Study.

Place and Duration of Study: Pak Emirates Military Hospital, Rawalpindi Pakistan from Aug 2019 to Jan 2020.

Methodology: This study was conducted on 300 patients of type 2 diabetes mellitus reporting for a routine checkup at the medical Outpatient department. Fatty liver was diagnosed on ultrasound by a consultant radiologist.

Results: Out of three hundred patients with diabetes mellitus included in the final analysis, 225(75.0%) were males, and 75(25.0%) were females. 176(58.6%) had fatty liver on ultrasound, while 124(41.4%) had no fatty liver on ultrasound examination at the time of the study. we found that increasing age, long duration of diabetes and poor control of illness had a statistically significant relationship with the presence of fatty liver among the target population (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Patients with type 2 diabetes had a high frequency of fatty liver on routine ultrasound examinations. In addition,patients with more age, long duration of diabetes mellitus and poor control of illness were at a high risk of developing fatty liver among the study participants.

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Published
2022-12-30
How to Cite
Shah, S., Hafeez, M., Naveed, M., Hussain, A., Khan, M. S., & Shahbaz, S. (2022). Association of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with Fatty Liver. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 72(6), 2018-20. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v72i6.4551
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