13. TRENDS OF NONALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE PATIENTS IN NORTH OF PAKISTAN

Saleem Iqbal

Department of Medicine, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar - Pakistan

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the frequency of various complications in patients having Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
Material and Methods: This observational study was conducted in General Medical Outpatient Department of Khyber
Teaching Hospital Peshawar, Pakistan from October, 2016 to March, 2017. A total 179 patients having non alcoholic
fatty liver disease (NAFLD), as diagnosed on ultrasound, were included in the study.
Results: Out of 179 patients, 78.21% were females, 59.21 % were in the age range 40-60 years, 78.21% patients were
obese, 66.48% had hypertension, 34.07% had Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (T2DM), 86.59% had Serum hypertriglyceridemia,
45.81% had serum hypercholesterolemia and 53.63% had elevated Serum ALT level.
Conclusion: Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is increasing in females of age range 40 to 60 years, having higher
frequency of obesity, hypertension, T2DM & serum hypertriglyceridemia.

Keywords: Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, metabolic syndrome.

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