A Study of Fasting Serum Magnesium Level in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Its Correlation with its Complications
Author(s): R Umashankar, C Ramakrishnan and Radhakrishanan A*
In our study done in hundred patients admitted in general medical ward in Sree Balaji Medical College Hospital following conclusions were obtained. Summarizing our study: 42 patients had hypomagnesemia ( 42 % ) Youngest patient in our study was 45 years of age; mean age of patients in our study was 57.73 years Hypomagnesemic patients had a higher incidence of complications like neuropathy, retinopathy, and nephropathy. Hypomagnesemia correlated with higher incidence of ischemic heart disease and hypertensive heart disease.