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Hypocholesterolemic effects of nicotinic acid and chromium supplementation.

@article{Urberg1988HypocholesterolemicEO,
  title={Hypocholesterolemic effects of nicotinic acid and chromium supplementation.},
  author={M. M. Urberg and J Benyi and Racheal Ezinne John},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  year={1988},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={
          603-6
        }
}
During the course of a study of the hypoglycemic effects of nicotinic acid and chromium on humans, two hypercholesterolemic subjects were found to experience clinically significant decreases in serum cholesterol levels. These subjects have now been followed for one year. The first subject had a cholesterol level of 10.33 mmol/L (399 mg/dL). Daily supplementation for four weeks with 100 mg of nicotinic acid (niacin) and 200 micrograms of chromium chloride led to a decrease in serum cholesterol… 
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