Gertrud Schäfer

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is an autoimmune disease of the liver with inflammation of small and middle-sized bile ducts. Serum lipids are frequently elevated, but the use of a lipid lowering drug therapy in PBC is still a matter of debate. Application of an inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase in(More)
BACKGROUND Data on the blood glucose response of diabetic patients to mixed meals containing food both rich in fiber and with a low glycemic index, such as dried peas, is scarce. Thus, the extent to which type 2 diabetic patients should take into account low-glycemic, high-fiber foods for their daily carbohydrate intake is uncertain. OBJECTIVE We compared(More)
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