Article

Prevalence and pattern of dyslipidaemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients at a tertiary care hospital

DOI: 10.1080/16089677.2017.1360064
Author(s): R DayaDivision of Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, South Africa, Z BayatDivision of Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, South Africa, FJ RaalDivision of Endocrinology & Metabolism, South Africa

Abstract

Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common secondary cause of dyslipidaemia, particularly if glycaemic control is poor, which in turn is an important risk factor for atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease.

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