chromium deficiency


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chromium deficiency

A rare clinical condition characterised by weight loss, glucose intolerance, insulin resistance, decreased respiratory quotients and peripheral neuropathy.

chromium deficiency

A rare condition characterized by ↓ weight, glucose intolerance, insulin resistance, ↓ respiratory quotients, peripheral neuropathy. See Chromium.

chromium deficiency

A rare condition sometimes occurring in people on long-term intravenous feeding. There is a diabetes-like condition with raised blood sugar (hyperglycaemia).
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It is common to find a chromium deficiency among patients with type one and type two diabetes as well as gestational diabetes.
Chromium deficiency is associated with impaired glucose tolerance, hyperglycemia and decreased insulin sensitivity.
Sugar can lead to chromium deficiency C* ovarian cancer C* an acidic digestive tract C* prostate cancer."
Chromium deficiency due to inadequate intake or excessive loss of chromium into the urine may be another factor affecting eye focusing ability that may be caused by excessive intake of supplemental sugar (Lane 1996).
The toxic effects of Cr intake is skin rash, nose irritations, bleeds, upset stomach, kidney and liver damage, nasal itch and lungs cancer, chromium deficiency is characterized by disturbance in glucose lipids and protein metabolism (McGrawth et al 1991).
Yet today, anywhere between 25-50% of the American population suffers from chromium deficiency. (2) This is likely the result of modern commercial farming methods that have depleted the soil of valuable chromium and industrial food processing that depletes natural chromium from whole foods.
He claimed that sugar can cause asthma, heart disease, tooth decay while it leads to chromium deficiency, cancer of the breast, ovaries, prostrate, and rectum.
Recent advances in the clinical and biochemical effects of chromium deficiency. In: Essential and toxic trace elements in human health and disease: an update.
Experiments have shown that chromium deficiency impairs glucose tolerance, a problem that call be reversed by supplements.
The clinical trial is designed to both evaluate the benefit of chromium picolinate to help improve insulin sensitivity and investigate the prevalence of chromium deficiency in people with metabolic syndrome.