Outcomes of Metformin on Lipid Profile of Type II Diabetes Mellitus Cases in Tertiary Care Hospital

  • Roquiya Begum Tutor, Department Of Biochemistry, Patna Medical College, Patna.
  • Suhail Ahmad Associate Professor, Department Of Pharmacology, Lord Buddha Koshi Medical College Saharsa Bihar
  • Ram Binay Sinha Professor Department of Biochemistry, Patna Medical College, Patna.
  • Farhan Usmani Associate Professor ,Department Of Biochemistry ,Patna Medical College, Patna.
Keywords: Metformin, Gluconeogenesis, Diabetic Mellitus


INTRODUCTION:-Metformin acts mainly at the liver by reducing glucose output and secondarily, by augmenting glucose uptake in the peripheral tissues, primarily muscle. These effects are facilitated by the activation of an upstream kinase, liver kinase B1 (LKB-1), which in turn controls the downstream kinase adenosine monophosphates protein kinase (AMPK). AMPK phosphorylates a transcriptional co-activator, transducer of regulated CREB protein 2, resulting in its inactivation which consequently down regulates transcriptional events that promote synthesis of gluconeogenic enzymes

METHODOLOGY:- 200 total numbers of cases were included of diabetic mellitus who received 1500mg/day metformin. The duration of study was one year.

RESULT:- In results observed that decrease in fasting blood glucose, total cholesterol, LDL- C and TGs. HDL-C levels were increased significantly after treatment.


Therefore, the findings of the present study concluded that metformin used in diabetic treatment improves lipid profile.


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Begum R, Ahmad S, Sinha RB, Usmani F. Outcomes of Metformin on Lipid Profile of Type II Diabetes Mellitus Cases in Tertiary Care Hospital. Int Arch BioMed Clin Res [Internet]. 2019Sep.30 [cited 2019Oct.24];5(3):12-4. Available from: http://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/488