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Why the diabetic patient hav decrese magnesium leavel?
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Losses in urine
It is true that the average level of magnesium is lower in people with diabetes (best measured as mg inside the the red blood cells).
There may be many reasons, but one is that high blood sugar leads to excess urine that carries the mg out with it. There is research to suggest that low mg levels contribute to Insulin resistance, and replenishing low mg levels improves Insulin resistance.

In brief: Losses in urine
It is true that the average level of magnesium is lower in people with diabetes (best measured as mg inside the the red blood cells).
There may be many reasons, but one is that high blood sugar leads to excess urine that carries the mg out with it. There is research to suggest that low mg levels contribute to Insulin resistance, and replenishing low mg levels improves Insulin resistance.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
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In brief: Urine losses mostly
When blood sugar is high, it causes frequent urination.
Magnesium and other minerals are essentially flushed out of the body.

In brief: Urine losses mostly
When blood sugar is high, it causes frequent urination.
Magnesium and other minerals are essentially flushed out of the body.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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