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Chromium supplementation for glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

This meta-analysis suggests that chromium may help glycemic control, but the results weren't robust, leaving room for more high-quality evidence.

Study under review: Effects of chromium supplementation on glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

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Can chromium supplementation improve glycemic control for people with T2D, as measured by insulin resistance and fasting levels of glucose, insulin, and HbA1c?

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