Evaluation of Beta Cell Dysfunction by Mixed Meal Tolerance Test and Oral L-arginine in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


OZBEK M., ERDOĞAN M. , KARADENİZ M., Cetinkalp S. , Ozgen A. G. , Saygili F., ...More

EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES, vol.117, no.10, pp.573-576, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 117 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0029-1234087
  • Title of Journal : EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES
  • Page Numbers: pp.573-576
  • Keywords: type 2 diabetes, L-Arginine, mixed meal tolerance test, IMPAIRED GLUCOSE-TOLERANCE, INSULIN-SECRETION, PLASMA-CONCENTRATION, RISK-FACTORS, SENSITIVITY, DISEASE, PREVALENCE, RESISTANCE, HYPERINSULINEMIA, COMPLICATIONS

Abstract

Background and aims: Defective insulin secretion is required for the development of frank diabetes mellitus. We evaluated the secretory response of pancreatic beta cells after the ingestion of mixed meal plus oral L-arginine in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients.