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A ketone ester for diabetes mellitus

Abstract:

Various studies have reported that type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) may be reversed by following a ketogenic diet, although it is not clear if this is due to carbohydrate restriction or a consequence of elevating the concentration of ketone bodies in the blood (ketosis). A recently developed ketone ester (KE) drink, which elevates human circulating D-βhydroxybutyrate (βHB) levels by ~3 mM within minutes, allows to isolate the effects of ketosis and carbohydrate restriction.

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Role:
Author

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Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-3237-7553
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Supervisor
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Programme:
Becas de Doctorado en el Extranjero
Funding agency for:
Soto mota, LA
Grant:
CVU 693265, REGISTRO 625698, SOLICITUD 472338
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2021-01-16

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