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Effect of zinc supplementation on insulin resistance, lipid profile, and body composition in non-diabetic hemodialysis patients

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Mohajjel Halim et al.
Used Parameters : TBW, FFM, BFM, SMM

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Iran

Journal : Journal of Advanced Pharmacy Education & Research

ABSTRACT Background and Objectives: Recent studies have shown the high prevalence of insulin resistance and zinc deficiency among hemodialysis patients. Zinc deficiency can be related to insulin resistance, as zinc is involved in the synthesis, secretion, action, and storage of insulin. This study aimed at evaluating the effect of zinc supplementation on lipid profile, insulin resistance, and as well as body composition in non-diabetic hemodialysis patients. Methods: In this placebo-controlled, double-blind, and randomized trial, 61 non …
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