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Effect of alpha-lipoic acid on blood glucose, insulin resistance and glutathione peroxidase of type 2 diabetic patients.

@article{Ansar2011EffectOA,
  title={Effect of alpha-lipoic acid on blood glucose, insulin resistance and glutathione peroxidase of type 2 diabetic patients.},
  author={H. Ansar and Z. Mazloom and F. Kazemi and N. Hejazi},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={
          584-8
        }
}
  • H. Ansar, Z. Mazloom, +1 author N. Hejazi
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Saudi medical journal
  • OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) treatment over a period of 2 months on fasting blood glucose (FBG), insulin resistance (IR), and glutathione peroxidase (GH-Px) activity in type 2 diabetes (T2DM) patients. METHODS This study took place in Motahari Clinic, Shiraz, Iran, which is affiliated to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences from May to October 2006. Type 2 DM patients (n=57) were divided into 2 groups to receive either ALA (300 mg daily) or placebo by… CONTINUE READING
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