Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Are Good And Safe Vitamins For Diabetics

Share
Dr. Quang Nguyen
3,207 doctors shared insights

Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


2

2
What is a good multi vitamin for diabetics?

What is a good multi vitamin for diabetics?

Most of them: There are a great variety of multi-vitamins that have the whole spectrum of b vitamins. At least 500 mg of vitamin c is a good idea and if it contains about 5-600 units of vitamin d it is also helpful. Minerals are probably not necessary, although some chromium may be helpful - but this is still controversial. Best to stay away from any vitamin e. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Could you tell me what are good vitamins for type 1 diabetics?

No particular: Al the vitamins are important depeding your age , comorbid condition and any deficiency state . The generla rule is eat balacned diet that are rich wiht fruit and vegetable which are sources of many of the vitamins and minerals. Some vitamins are obtained from protein and fat as well . Examiples are b 12 and iron are readily avialble from the animal prodcuts than the plant product ...Read more

4

4
Can you tell what vitamins are good for type two.Diabetes?

Can you tell what vitamins are good for type two.Diabetes?

Biotin,B3,Chromium &: Many vitamins have been shown to be very beneficial for diabetics. Biotin has been shown to significantly lower blood sugar in both type 1 & type 2 diabetes. Niacin, esp. When combined with chromium, helps to lower glucose levels. Magnesium, vitamin e, vit d, coenzyme q10 & Alpha lipoic acid are among the other vitamins i believe every diabetic should take. See comment:. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
Is it safe to take diabetic vitamins while pregnant?

Is it safe to take diabetic vitamins while pregnant?

Yes: If by diabetic vitamins you mean sugar-free than yes it is safe to take while pregnant. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
Is it safe to take flax seed oil vitamins while pregnant and a diabetic?

Unclear: Herbals like flax seed oil are not regulated by the fda and while some people take this for heart health, it may also provide a large dose of vitamin a to the point of toxicity. You are better offer eating food with flax seed and taking a good prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

9

9
What's a good vitamin or supplement for a diabetic, hbp, high cholesterol patient that suppresses the appetite?

What's a good vitamin or supplement for a diabetic, hbp, high cholesterol patient that suppresses the appetite?

Biotin,B3,Chromium &: Many vitamins have been shown to be very beneficial for diabetics. Biotin has been shown to significantly lower blood sugar in both type 1 & type 2 diabetes. Niacin, esp. When combined with chromium, helps to lower glucose levels. Magnesium, vitamin e, vit d, coenzyme q10 & Alpha lipoic acid are among the other vitamins i believe every diabetic should take. See comment:. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What's a good vitamin or supplement for diabetic, hbp, high cholesterol patient that will with appetite suppressing.

What's a good vitamin or supplement for diabetic, hbp, high cholesterol patient that will with appetite suppressing.

The wonder vit: You are looking for the miracle vitamin or supp;ement which to the best od my knowledge does not exist. ...Read more