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- Preuss, H.G.
- Journal of the American College of Nutrition 1997 v.16 no.5 pp. 397-403
- hyperglycemia; human diseases; insulin
- ... Among changes associated with aging is a decline in glucose tolerance. The reported causes are increased insulin resistance from receptor and/or post receptor disturbances and diminished pancreatic islet B-cell sensitivity to glucose. Many recent reports indicate that insulin resistance with hyperinsulinemia and/or hyperglycemia contribute to or even causes many chronic disorders associated with a ...
- Anderson, R.A.
- Journal of the American College of Nutrition 1997 v.16 no.5 pp. 404-410
- trace elements; chromium; nutrient deficiencies; insulin; glucose; carbohydrate metabolism; nutrient intake; nutrient requirements; diabetes mellitus
- ... Chromium (Cr) improves the glucose/insulin system in subjects with hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, diabetes and hyperlipemia with no detectable effects on control subjects. Chromium improves insulin binding, insulin receptor number, insulin internalization, beta cell sensitivity and insulin receptor enzymes with overall increases in insulin sensitivity. There have been several studies involving Cr su ...