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Serum zinc levels in diabetic patients and effect of zinc supplementation on glycemic control of type 2 diabetics.

  title={Serum zinc levels in diabetic patients and effect of zinc supplementation on glycemic control of type 2 diabetics.},
  author={Refaat A Al-Maroof and Shatha S Al-Sharbatti},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  volume={27 3},
OBJECTIVE The present study is an attempt to assess serum zinc level in a sample of diabetic patients (both type 1 and type 2 diabetics) in comparison with those of apparently healthy controls, and to ascertain the relationship between the levels of serum zinc with some epidemiological variables. Furthermore, a trial of zinc supplementation for 3 months conducted to assess the effect of zinc supplementation on glycemic control of the studied type 2 diabetic patients, and the factors that affect… 

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