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The Effect of L-Carnitine as an Adjuvant Supplement on Lipid Profile in Iraqi Diabetic Patients

Iraqi Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Title The Effect of L-Carnitine as an Adjuvant Supplement on Lipid Profile in Iraqi Diabetic Patients
 
Creator M. Shiblawi, Wessam
H.Ismael, Sajida
 
Description Diabetes is a complex set of diseases require continuous medical care, to control blood sugar and prevent complications is .The aim of this research is to determine the effect of administration of   L carentin to diabetics on the   lipid profile. The research was conducted on sixty diabetic patients were selected from endocrinology and diabetes center / Al-Rusafa, within selected criteria. The patients divided into 3 groups (control group of healthy people and two groups of patients with diabetes who were on metformin and glibenclamide, one group took a L  carnitine in a dose of 1000 mg twice daily and a group dealing with a placebo for a period of 3 months continuously). The study found that patients who took Lcarnitine, showed a significant reduction (p <0.05) in the triglyceride level, while no significant changes were observed in the level of cholesterol and HDL and LDL.  This study concluded that administration of L carentin improved the lipid profile in type-2diabetic patients.
Key word:  Diabetes mellitus (DM), Dyslipidemia, l-carnitine (LC).
 
Publisher University of Baghdad- College of Pharmacy
 
Date 2017-03-26
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://bijps.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/bijps/article/view/366
 
Source Iraqi Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences ( P-ISSN: 1683 - 3597 , E-ISSN : 2521 - 3512); Vol 24 No 2 (2015): Iraqi J Pharm Sci, Vol.24(2) 2015; 48-52
1683-3597
2521-3512
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://bijps.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/bijps/article/view/366/300
 
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