Glycemic control of type 2 diabetic patients after short-term zinc supplementation

  title={Glycemic control of type 2 diabetic patients after short-term zinc supplementation},
  author={Hyun-Mee Oh and J Yoon},
  booktitle={Nutrition research and practice},
This study was carried out to determine whether a short-term zinc supplementation contributes to beneficial changes in glycemic control among type 2 diabetic patients. Seventy-six diabetic subjects and 72 normal adults participated in this study. Subjects were divided into supplemented and control groups. Forty-four diabetic patients and 34 normal subjects were supplemented with 50 mg zinc daily as zinc gluconate for 4 weeks. Zinc status was assessed from fasting plasma levels and urinary… CONTINUE READING
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