Lipid Oxidation Assessed by Indirect Calorimetry Predicts Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes

Purpose: Diabetes has been linked to an impaired ability to oxidize fatty acids. Fat oxidation can be assessed clinically by a respiratory quotient measurement during fasting. We hypothesized that a respiratory quotient might predict metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes onset.Methods: In this long...

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Main Authors: Arturo Pujia, Elisa Mazza, Yvelise Ferro, Carmine Gazzaruso, Adriana Coppola, Patrizia Doldo, Rosa Daniela Grembiale, Roberta Pujia, Stefano Romeo, Tiziana Montalcini
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Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-01-01
Series:Frontiers in Endocrinology
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