Liver cirrhosis and "liver" diabetes mellitus are linked by zinc deficiency.

Abstract

The association between liver cirrhosis and variations of glucose tolerance has been extensively documented and discussed. Zinc is an essential trace element necessary for normal protein metabolism, for the function of more than 200 zinc metalloenzymes, and for a host of physiologic functions. A poor zinc status is common in both liver cirrhosis and… (More)

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics