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Any relation between diabetic and vitamin b12?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Diabetes & B12

Well, what comes to mind is B12 deficiency that can be caused by metformin, which is a common diabetic medication.
Also B12 deficiency can cause peripheral neuropathy similar to diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

In brief: Diabetes & B12

Well, what comes to mind is B12 deficiency that can be caused by metformin, which is a common diabetic medication.
Also B12 deficiency can cause peripheral neuropathy similar to diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Not really.

The B vitamins in general allow us to process carbohydrates more efficiently, but there's no direct link between B12 deficiency and diabetes as far as cause and effect.

In brief: Not really.

The B vitamins in general allow us to process carbohydrates more efficiently, but there's no direct link between B12 deficiency and diabetes as far as cause and effect.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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