From Mississippi, USA:
My eight year old daughter has been diabetic for five months. I have read about niacinamide. Should I give this to her, and can it be harmful?
No, you should not give her nicotinamide. There is currently an international trial underway to establish if it has a role in preventing diabetes but it does not help once the disease has manifested itself. There have been several studies to try to prolong the honeymoon period with various immune-suppressive drugs but all are toxic in themselves and the effect is short-lived.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:02
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