Satoru Takita

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A relationship has been reported between trace elements and diabetes mellitus. This study examined the concentration of several trace elements (Zn, Mg, Ca, Fe, Cu, Mn, P) in each organ from spontaneous type 2 diabetic model rat (GK rat) and compared with control. Results showed that diabetic rat excreted 1.25-, 1.5-fold more zinc and magnesium,(More)
PURPOSE The purposes of this study were: (1) to assess the therapeutic and side effects of influenza vaccination during a winter season by comparison of vaccinated and non-vaccinated subjects; and (2) to survey their willingness to receive vaccination in the future based on their experience with the present vaccination. METHOD The subjects were 185(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to examine differences in concentration of trace elements in serum between healthy free-living and hospitalized oldest-old people aged > or = 85 years. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Subjects were 33 healthy free-living oldest-olds (18 men, 15 women, aged 85-91 years, mean age: 87.3 +/- 1.7 years) selected at annual health(More)
This study was performed to determine the actual conditions of milk-drinking habits in men and women, and to ascertain their effects on nutrient intake and dietary patterns. The 809 subjects were over 20 years of age and were obtained from the Tottori Prefecture Dietary Survey. The results are summarized as follows: 1. Over 40 percent of the subjects did(More)
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