Relationships of iron metabolism with insulin resistance and glucose levels in young and healthy adults

Published: 21 April 2016
Author(s): Philipp Krisai, Stefanie Leib, Stefanie Aeschbacher, Thomas Kofler, Mustafa Assadian, Anna Maseli, John Todd, Joel Estis, Martin Risch, Lorenz Risch, David Conen
Issue: April 2016
Section: Original Article

Several biomarkers within the iron metabolism pathway have been related to the occurrence of diabetes mellitus, but underlying mechanisms are unknown. The aim of our study was to investigate the differential relationships of iron metabolism with a broad range of diabetes markers in young and healthy adults.