Elevated intakes of supplemental chromium improve glucose and insulin variables in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

@article{Anderson1997ElevatedIO,
  title={Elevated intakes of supplemental chromium improve glucose and insulin variables in individuals with type 2 diabetes.},
  author={Richard A. Anderson and Noella A. Bryden and Marilyn M. Polansky and Nancy Cheng and Jia-min Chi and Jianhua Feng},
  journal={Diabetes},
  year={1997},
  volume={46 11},
  pages={1786-91}
}
Chromium is an essential nutrient involved in normal carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. The chromium requirement is postulated to increase with increased glucose intolerance and diabetes. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that the elevated intake of supplemental chromium is involved in the control of type 2 diabetes. Individuals being treated for type 2 diabetes (180 men and women) were divided randomly into three groups and supplemented with: 1) placebo, 2) 1.92 micromol… CONTINUE READING
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