Bile lipid composition and bile acid pool size in diabetes

@article{Len1978BileLC,
  title={Bile lipid composition and bile acid pool size in diabetes},
  author={Maurizio Ponz de Le{\`o}n and Roberto Ferenderes and Prof. Nicola Carulli},
  journal={The American Journal of Digestive Diseases},
  year={1978},
  volume={23},
  pages={710-716}
}
Since the prevalence of gallstones is higher in diabetics than in controls and since cholelithiasis is often associated with supersaturated bile, we measured bile lipid composition and bile acid pool size in 8 patients with juvenile diabetes, 16 with maturity-onset diabetes, and 10 control subjects. Bile lipid composition was expressed as “saturation index.” In the maturity-onset diabetics the saturation index (1.60:±0.45SDM) was significantly higher (P<0.005) than that in the controls (0.82±0… CONTINUE READING

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