Rationales for Micronutrient Supplementation in Diabetes
 
   

Rationales for Micronutrient
Supplementation in Diabetes

This section is compiled by Frank M. Painter, D.C.
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FROM:   Med Hypotheses 1984 (Feb);   13 (2):   139–151

McCarty MF, Rubin EJ


Available evidence– some well–documented, some only preliminary– suggests that properly–designed nutritional insurance supplementation may have particular value in diabetes. Comprehensive micronutrient supplementation providing ample doses of antioxidants, yeast–chromium, magnesium, zinc, pyridoxine, gamma–linolenic acid, and carnitine, may aid glucose tolerance, stimulate immune defenses, and promote wound healing, while reducing the risk and severity of some of the secondary complications of diabetes.


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