Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2012, Volume: 5, Issue: 2, Pages: 1-3
Nagah Abdelwahab Ahmed Mohamed
Biochemistry, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology of Animal Production, Sudan [email protected]
A total of 200 apparently healthy adult Sudanese females aged 40-50 years, were invited to participate in this study. Participants were classified into two groups, non-obese, and obese (BMI-C: <25 and >30kg/m2) based on WHO1997. Fasting blood glucose and uric acid concentrations were elevated significantly (P<0.05) in obese women’s serum, with means (97.57, 5.95) and (92.99, 5.28) for obese and non-obese women respectively. The finding was revealed that the calcium level has no significant difference between study participants with mean (6.68 and 7.71) for obese and nonobese women respectively. This study suggests that using the interaction between glucose and uric acid level for prediction of renal or any other cardiovascular complications in diabetic patients.
Keywords: Obesity, Serum blood glucose, Serum uric acid, Obesity in women, Diabetes.
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