Role of carnitine in the regulation of glucose homeostasis and insulin sensitivity: evidence from in vivo and in vitro studies with carnitine supplementation and carnitine deficiency

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URL: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00394-011-0284-2

Journal: European Journal of Nutrition

Publication Date: 02/2012

Summary: In view of the above mentioned beneficial effect of carnitine supplementation on glucose tolerance during insulin-resistant states, carnitine supplementation might be an effective tool for improvement of glucose utilization in obese type 2 diabetic patients. However, further studies are necessary to explain the conflicting observations from studies dealing with carnitine deficiency.

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Carnitine is a nutrient only found in meat. When carnitine is supplement may improve blood sugar in obese type 2 diabetics.

Supplementing With Nutrients Found Only In Meat Show Health Benefits

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