Variability of plasma and urine betaine in diabetes mellitus and its relationship to methionine load test responses: an observational study

Cardiovascular Diabetology, 04/18/2012

Both high and low plasma betaine concentrations, and high and low urinary betaine excretions, are more prevalent in diabetes. The availability of betaine affects the response in the methionine load test. The benefits of increasing betaine intake should be investigated.

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