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Review concludes magnesium relieves diabetes symptoms

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Oral supplementation with magnesium (Mg) - in particular magnesium oxide - facilitates glucose absorption while increasing insulin levels to help alleviate the symptoms associated with diabetes, according to a systemic review of related trials.

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Study explores kidney-related benefits of vitamin D

By Danielle Masterson

The effect of vitamin D supplementation on kidney health is still unclear. A recent large-scale study in a population with prediabetes did not find marked differences between vitamin D and placebo groups, but a urine protein measure suggested a potential...

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