From Austin, Texas, USA:
I heard that taking chromium picolinate supplements help people with diabetes. Is this true? If so how much should be taken daily?
Chromium has been stated to have properties which benefit the control of patients with diabetes. The only studies I know of to have beneficial effects were at toxic doses. Lower and safer doses have not been beneficial. I would not emphasize the benefit of routine chromium supplementation to patients with diabetes.
Original posting 6 Apr 2001
Posted to Alternative Therapies and Explanations
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:20
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