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- Mertz, W.
- Journal of nutrition 1993 v.123 no.4 pp. 626
- chromium; glucose; carbohydrate metabolism; parenteral feeding; analytical methods; lipid metabolism; mineral metabolism; insulin; dietary mineral supplements; glucose tolerance
- ... This review summarizes the results of 15 controlled studies supplementing defined Cr(III) compounds to subjects with impaired glucose tolerance. Three of these (3-4 micromoles Cr/d for > 2 mo) produced no beneficial effects: serum glucose, insulin and lipid concentrations remained unchanged. The remaining 12 interventions improved the efficiency of insulin or the blood lipid profile of subjects (r ...