Ranko Mesić

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Glycation process in vivo results in two different products: early and advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs). The mechanism of early product formation has been well described, with HbA1c as the best-studied example. The finding that advanced glycation endproducts are also formed on haemoglobin suggests that HbA1c is a precursor for Hb-AGE formation. HbA1c(More)
The aim of this study was to determine whether the paraoxonase (PON1) status, i.e. PON1 activities and phenotypes (AA, AB and BB), and its relationship with lipid status are different in patients with type II diabetes as compared to healthy population. Diabetic group comprised 175 patients with type II diabetes mellitus (94 men and 81 women) who came to(More)
AIM To investigate the possible effects of thyroid hormones on the lipoprotein (a) (Lp(a)) serum concentration. METHODS Eleven patients with hyperthyroidism (Grave's disease), 18 patients with hypothyroidism and low Lp(a) (Hashimoto's disease), and 13 patients with hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's disease) and elevated Lp(a) were examined before and after(More)
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