TITLE

Selenium: Supplementation and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

AUTHOR(S)
Hardy, Mary
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Nov2007, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study that assesses the effectiveness of long-term selenium supplementation on the incidence of new onset type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). It states that the risk for type 2 DM was higher across all subgroups for those taking selenium. Thus, the adverse effect of long-term selenium supplementation on glucose metabolism has been concluded.
ACCESSION #
27425826

 

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