Copper, zinc and magnesium levels in type-1 diabetes mellitus.

  title={Copper, zinc and magnesium levels in type-1 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Abdul Hamid Zargar and Mir Iftikhar Bashir and Shariq Rashid Masoodi and Bashir Ahmad Laway and Arshad Iqbal Wani and Abdul R Khan and Farooq A. Dar},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={23 5},
OBJECTIVE Alterations in plasma concentrations of several trace elements have been reported to occur in type-1 diabetes mellitus. These micronutrients are suspected to have a role in pathogenesis and progression of the disease. METHODS In a comparative analysis, the plasma concentration of copper, zinc and magnesium was estimated in 37 patients with type-1 diabetes mellitus and 25 healthy non-diabetic subjects at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India. Trace… CONTINUE READING

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