Chromium in the prevention and control of diabetes.

  title={Chromium in the prevention and control of diabetes.},
  author={Richard A. Anderson},
  journal={Diabetes & metabolism},
  volume={26 1},
Chromium is an essential nutrient involved in the metabolism of glucose, insulin and blood lipids. Suboptimal dietary intake of chromium is associated with increased risk factors associated with diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Within the past five years, chromium has been shown to improve glucose and related variables in subjects with glucose intolerance and type 1, type 2, gestational and steroid-induced diabetes. Severe neuropathy and glucose intolerance of a patient on total parenteral… CONTINUE READING


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