Dr. Manjiri Naik, Dr. Indira Kanjani
Abstract: To study the co relation of hs-CRP with HbA1C in patients of type 2 Diabetes mellitus.MethodsAn observational study was carried out in patients with Diabetes mellitus admitted in medicine ward and not suffering from any other inflammatory condition. The hs-CRP levels were measured by Behring Nephalometer analyser system and HbA1C was performed by high performance liquid chromatography. Result Out of 125 patients, 14 patients had low hs-CRP levels, 12 had intermediate and 99 had high hs-CRP levels. 21 patients had HbA1C levels of =6.5. It was observed that patients with higher HbA1C levels had higher hs-CRP levels.Conclusion In this study, hs-CRP levels correlated with HbA1C levels in type 2 diabetic patients.
Keywords: HbA1c, DIABETES MELLITUS, hs CRP