Chromium (1995) supplements
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Researchers found that 73% of type I and II diabetics who were given chromium supplements were able to reduce their requirement for insulin or oral hypoglycemic medications. Taking chromium and niacin together reduced fasting blood sugar levels and improved glucose tolerance. Note to readers - never change your medications for diabetes without checking with your doctor first.
Published: J Trace Elem Exp Med 1995: 8:183-90; Urberg M, Zemel MB, Metabolism 1987; 36:896-99