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Plasma zinc and magnesium levels in type 2 diabetic patients in Gorgan City (South East of Caspian Sea-Iran)

Marjani, A. (2006) Plasma zinc and magnesium levels in type 2 diabetic patients in Gorgan City (South East of Caspian Sea-Iran). Journal of Medical Sciences, 6 (6). pp. 1029-1032. ISSN 16824474 (ISSN)

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In this study the plasma level of zinc and Magnesium were determined in 50 type 2 diabetic patients and 50 healthy people. The sampling of type 2 diabetic patients were randomized. Diabetic patients studied were without any complications. Samples were analyzed using Randox kit with Spectrophotometric method. The plasma zinc (116.78±5.51 μg dL-1) and Magnesium (1.55±0.12 meq L-1) levels significantly decreased in type 2 diabetic patients (p<0.001) when compared with control groups (146.86±9.06 μg dL-1, 1.84±0.10 meq L-1, respectively). It is concluded that type 2 diabetes mellitus can result in changes in Zinc and Magnesium levels. The decreased plasma Zn and Mg that we demonstrated in this study in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus probably reduce insulin sensitivity and may increase risk of secondary complications, it maybe prudent in clinical practice to periodically monitor plasma Zn and Mg concentrations in type 2 diabetic patients. If plasma Zn and Mg were decreased, an intervention to increase of dietary intake of Zn and Mg may be beneficial for these patients.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - J. Med. Sci. (Pakistan) [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Biochemistry and Biophysic, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Magnesium-type 2 diabetes mellitus, Zinc, magnesium, zinc, adult, article, clinical article, controlled study, dietary intake, female, health hazard, human, insulin sensitivity, Iran, magnesium blood level, magnesium deficiency, male, non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, nutritional deficiency, risk assessment, spectrophotometry, sudden death, zinc blood level, zinc deficiency
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2015 04:13
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2018 08:18
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2426

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