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Mymensingh Med J. 2019 Oct;28(4):773-778.

Study on Serum Magnesium, Fasting Serum Glucose, Serum Glucose 2 Hours after Meal in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients.

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Dr Jaber Ahmed Chowdhury, M Phil (Physiology), Thesis Part Student, Department of Physiology, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh; E-mail: dr.jaberpath


This cross-sectional analytical study was carried out to observe serum magnesium in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and was performed in the department of Physiology, Mymensingh Medical College, Mymensingh, Bangladesh from January 2016 to December 2016. For this purpose, a total number of 200 subjects of both sexes with age ranged from 30-60 years were selected of whom 100 were type 2 diabetic person and 100 were apparently healthy. Serum magnesium was significantly lower (p<0.0001) in both male and female of the study group in comparison to healthy control group. From this study, it may conclude that type 2 persons are considered to have significant positive relation for formation of hypomagnesaemia. So, prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus by taking necessary steps like regular physical exercise, intake of healthy diet and behavior therapy may supplementation of magnesium help in prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus related complication.

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