Dr. Muhammad Zubair, Dr. Muhammad Adnan Gill, Dr. Sonia Anayat
Objective: To determine the association between dyslipidemia and hepatitis C in cases of type-II diabetes mellitus. Material and methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at Department of Medicine, Bakhtawar Amin Medical and Dental College Multan from November 2019 to May 2020. Total 200 patients of diabetes mellitus either male or female having age 30-70 were selected. Results: Mean age of the patients was 50.79 ± 12.21 years and frequency of hepatitis C was 70 (35%). Male patients were 82 (41%) and female patients were 118 (59%). Hepatitis C infection was insignificantly (P = 0.7635) associated with gender, DM status (controlled or poorly controlled) and duration of DM, but dyslipidemia was significantly associated with the hepatitis C infection. Conclusion: Results of this study revealed that a hepatitis C infection was most frequently prevalent in type-II diabetics. Male and female can equally be victim of hepatitis C infection. Results of this study also revealed that there is no associate of hepatitis C infection with good controlled DM or poorly controlled DM. Interestingly we found that dyslipidemia was significantly associated frequency of hepatitis C infection.