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Clin Ter. 1993 Jul;143(1):45-55.

[The role of magnesium in glucose homeostasis: therapeutic implications].

[Article in Italian]

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Dipartimento di Medicina Interna, Università degli Studi di Messina.

Abstract

The authors examined the literature on the close relationship of magnesium to carbohydrate metabolism. It was found that a diabetic condition is apt to bring about marked changes in body magnesium content and its compartmental distribution, and that the administration of dietary magnesium supplements can have a favorable influence on metabolic control, thus reducing insulin requirement and counteracting the progression of late diabetic complications.

PMID:
8243023
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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