Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021 5;12:754006. Epub 2021 Oct 5.
Beijing Key Laboratory of Precision Medicine of Coronary Atherosclerotic Disease, Beijing Institute of Heart Lung and Blood Vessel Disease, Clinical Center for Coronary Heart Disease, Department of Cardiology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China.
Background: As metabolic molecules, bile acids (BAs) not only promote the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients, but they also regulate many metabolic processes, including the homeostasis of glucose and lipids. Although total serum BA (TBA) measurement is a readily available clinical test related to coronary artery disease (CAD), myocardial infarction (MI), and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), the relationship between TBA and these pathological conditions remain unclear, and research on this topic is inconclusive.
Methods: This study enrolled 20,255 menopausal women aged over 50 years, including 6,421 T2DM patients. Read More