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L-carnitine: a guide to its use in management of primary and secondary L-carnitine deficiencies

 

 

 

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About Medicine Flash Anno III, N. 24, novembre 2015

Indice

  • What is L-carnitine?
  • What does it do? What is the metabolic role of L-carnitine?
  • What is the L-carnitine requirement in humans? What are the metabolic consequences of carnitine deficiency?
  • For whom is it indicated? What are primary and secondary carnitine deficiencies ?

Pediatrics

  • What are the benefits and applications of L-carnitine?

Adults

  • What are the benefits and applications of L-carnitine in cardiovascular diseases?
  • What are the benefits and applications of L-carnitine in the regulation of glucose homeostasis and insulin sensitivity?
  • What are the benefits and applications of L-carnitine in clinical conditions associated with dialysis-related L-carnitine deficiency?
  • What is the tolerability profile of L-carnitine?
  • Are there any potential side effects or precautions?

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