Document Type : Research Article
Background: Preeclampsia isa state of insulin resistance. Insulin resistance features like
Hypertension, hyperinsulinemia, glucose intolerance, and lipid abnormalities are
associated with pregnancy-induced Hypertension.
1. Tostudyinsulinresistanceinwomenwith pre-eclampsia.
2. TocompareandevaluatetheroleofmeasuringIR amongwomenwith
Methodology: AProspectiveandobservational one year study conducted in
GovernmentGeneralHospital.Kurnool. Atotalof 50Womenwith
preeclampsiaand50women withnormalpregnancy. Women were instructed for 12hrs
overnight fasting about 2ml of venous blood was collected in a
fluorideethylenediaminetetraacetic acid vial using proper aseptic precautions. Plasma
was separated by centrifugationand usedforestimationof
plasmaglucoseandplasmainsulinlevels. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation
(SD) and the statistical analysis was done using SPSS 17.0software. Student’s unpaired ttest
was used for comparison of parameters between two groups. The p-value
oflessthan0.05was consideredas statistically significant.