Chromium picolinate supplementation for diabetes mellitus.

  title={Chromium picolinate supplementation for diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Gary N Fox and Z Sabovic},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  volume={46 1},
Chromium picolinate is a widely available nutritional supplement marketed for a plethora of afflictions. There is some evidence, including results from human studies, that it has a role in glucose homeostasis. We report the case of a 28-year-old woman with an 18-year history of type 1 diabetes mellitus whose glycosylated hemoglobin (Hb A1c) declined from 11.3% to 7.9% 3 months after initiation of chromium picolinate, 200 micrograms 3 times daily. Chromium picolinate continues to fall squarely… CONTINUE READING


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