Pak J Med Sci 2021 Jul-Aug;37(4):1020-1024
Ambreen Shakir, MBBS. Ex-lecturer Physiology, Bahria Medical, and Dental College, Bahria University, Karachi, Pakistan.
Objectives: To determine the prevalence of asymptomatic cardiac autonomic neuropathy and its association with risk factors among patients with Type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
Methods: The present case-control study was conducted at Department of Medicine, Civil Hospital, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Karachi, Pakistan during the period September` 2016 to May` 2017. After taking informed consent, subjects from both genders, 72 healthy controls and 72 clinically diagnosed T2DM diabetic patients, age between 30-65 years were selected by non-probability sampling technique. Read More