A 73-year-old male asked:
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Is Chromium Picolinate safe, effective and advised for someone that is pre-diabetic along with proper diet and exercise?

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Dr. Gerald Morris
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Chromium is a micronutrient that has been shown to help with conversion of T4 to T3 (liothyronine) in the body and also helps with glucose metabolism in diabetic patients by increasing the efficiency of the Insulin receptors.
Answered on Mar 1, 2018
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Yes: It is unlikely to have any striking benefits on your overall health, but it seems to be quite safe.

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