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Can niacin vitamin b6 cause blood glucose to rise ?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 46 years experience
Easy does it.: Both niacin (B3) and to a lesser extent B6 have been known to raise blood sugar levels. Especially, when these are taken at elevated amounts. It is important to inform your doctor, especially if you are a diabetic, before taking any vitamins or supplements.
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