Beneficial effects of hormonal replacement therapy on chromium status and glucose and lipid metabolism in postmenopausal women.

@article{Roussel2002BeneficialEO,
  title={Beneficial effects of hormonal replacement therapy on chromium status and glucose and lipid metabolism in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Anne Marie Roussel and Isabelle Bureau and Marl{\`e}ne Favier and Marylin M Polansky and Noella A. Bryden and Richard A. Anderson},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2002},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          63-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Postmenopausal women exhibit an increased incidence of cardiovascular diseases, and type 2 diabetes mellitus compared with younger women. However, women receiving hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) seem to be protected. Since chromium (Cr) functions in glucose, lipid and corticosteroid metabolism and these variables, as well as Cr status, decline with age, Cr status may be a contributing factor in the effects of hormone replacement therapy. Therefore, the objective of this study was… CONTINUE READING
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