Preptin as a Potential Marker in Iraqi Newly Diagnosed T2DM and T2DM with Cardiovascular Disease


  • Noor Thair Tahir National Diabetes Center, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Shatha M. J. Al-Khateeb Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Raghda Shams Akram Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Medicine, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.



Diabetes mellitus (T2DM), CVD, Preptin, Lipid Profile


Objective: The aim of present work is to study the Role of   preptin level in Iraqi type 2 diabetes patients and related with other biochemical parameters.

Methods: This study was including (88) partespents, (22) newly diagnosed T2DM, (22) T2DM and (22) ischemic heart disease with T2DM, and (22) as healthy control, age ranged (35-63) years.

Results: The findings indicate that individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) exhibited markedly elevated levels of FBS, HbA1C, insulin, HOMA-IR, TC, TG, LDL-C, VLDL-C, and preptin in comparison to the control group. These differences were statistically significant (p<0.0001). Moreover, the Pearson correlation analysis revealed that preptin levels were positively associated with FBS, HbA1c, TC, TG, LDL, VLDL, insulin, and HOMA-IR while exhibiting a negative correlation with HDL.

Conclusion:  Because preptin plays a critical function in controlling sugar metabolism and, consequently, sugar problems, excessive levels of preptin play a significant role in the patient's inability to control both their level of glycosylated hemoglobin and their blood sugar levels. preptin levels are therefore high in diabetics and those with heart disease, which results in a loss of control over the body's metabolism and exposes a patient to many other ailments.


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How to Cite

Tahir, N. T., Al-Khateeb, S. M. J., & Shams Akram, R. . (2024). Preptin as a Potential Marker in Iraqi Newly Diagnosed T2DM and T2DM with Cardiovascular Disease. Journal of Contemporary Medical Sciences, 10(2).