Effects of chromium picolinate on glycemic control and kidney of the obese Zucker rat

@inproceedings{Mozaffari2009EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of chromium picolinate on glycemic control and kidney of the obese Zucker rat},
  author={Mahmood S. Mozaffari and Rafik A Abdelsayed and Jun Liu and Hereward JC Wimborne and Azza B El-Remessy and Ahmed Mohamed El-Marakby},
  booktitle={Nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Chromium picolinate (Cr(pic)3) is advocated as adjuvant therapy for impaired glycemic control, despite concerns for DNA damage. Potential toxicity of Cr(pic)3 should be greater for the kidney that accumulates chromium. Therefore, we tested the hypothesis that Cr(pic)3 treatment of obese Zucker rats (OZR) exacerbates renal abnormalities associated… CONTINUE READING