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Altered Concentrations of Copper, Zinc, and Iron are Associated With Increased Levels of Glycated Hemoglobin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Their First-Degree Relatives

Somayeh Atari-Hajipirloo 1 , Neda Valizadeh 2 , Mohammad-Hassan Khadem-Ansari 1 , Yousef Rasmi 3 and Fatemeh Kheradmand 3 , *
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1 Department of Biochemistry, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
2 Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, IR Iran
3 Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmi, IR Iran
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  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: April 01, 2016, 14 (2); e33273
  • Published Online: March 19, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 20, 2015
  • Revised: February 13, 2016
  • Accepted: February 29, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.33273

To Cite: Atari-Hajipirloo S, Valizadeh N, Khadem-Ansari M, Rasmi Y, Kheradmand F. Altered Concentrations of Copper, Zinc, and Iron are Associated With Increased Levels of Glycated Hemoglobin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Their First-Degree Relatives, Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2016 ; 14(2):e33273. doi: 10.5812/ijem.33273.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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