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Publisher and Date:(Tohoku Univ Medical Press, 2003)This experimental study was designed to examine whether hyperuricemia in hypothyroidism is associated with insulin resistance. For induction of hypothyroidism rabbits (n = 12) were administered methimazole orally (75 mg/100 g food) for 30 days. T-3 T-4 and TSH values measured in plasma prior to and at the end of the experimentation period revealed the establishment of hypothyroidism. In the euthyroid and hypothyroid states of rabbits crystalline porcine insulin was administered (0.1 unit/kg body ...
Thiols malonaldehyde status in the Turkish and total antioxidant patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Tohoku Univ Medical Press, 2003)Non-insulin-dependent (Type 2) diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Oxidative stress mechanisms are often reported to be implied in type 2 diabetes mellitus. In order to determine their clinical relevance we investigated several plasma indicators in the Turkish patients with NIDDM: (1) homocysteine (Hey) and cysteine (Cys) which contribute to increase the risk of atherosclerosis during NIDDM (ii) glutathione (GSH) and cysteinylglycine (CysGly) resulting ...