Diabetes Vitamins And Supplements Articles

Vitamin D Tests: When You Need Them and When You Don't

By Consumer Reports 2 Comments

Learn when you should, or shouldn't, be tested for low levels of vitamin D.

Supplements: What You Need to Know

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 1 Comment

Find out which supplements are right for your body's needs.

Heart Health, Unrealistic Sodium Restrictions, and How Potassium Might Help

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Eating a good amount of potassium may be more important for heart health than restricting sodium consumption.

Do You Have a Vitamin B-12 Deficiency?

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Vitamin B-12 deficiency is more common than you think and can lead to serious problems. Here are the symptoms to watch for and how to treat them.

Do You Have a Magnesium Deficiency?

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

Learn the symptoms and causes of magnesium deficiency.

Chromium Supplements' Effect on Blood Sugar

By Shayli Lones 1 Comment

Taking chromium supplements has long been suggested for lowering blood sugar with diabetes - but new research suggests it may not work as well as we thought.

Vitamin D Deficiency and Your Health

By Jewels Doskicz, RN 1 Comment

Learn why vitamin D is so important for those with diabetes, and what to do to get more of this essential nutrient.

Are You Being Scammed? Herbal Supplement News

By Kate Cornell No Comments

Some supplements claim to help diabetes, but you may not get what you pay for and that could be dangerous. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

The Diabetes-Related Benefits of CoQ10

By Kate Cornell 1 Comment

Check out the benefits of coQ10 supplementation.

Heart-Healthy Omega 3s Combat Diabetes Complications

By Kate Cornell No Comments

People with diabetes are often more likely to develop complications, but there are things we can do to help keep those complications at bay.

Do Diabetics Need Vitamins? Not So Fast

By Susan Sloane, CDE, RPh 3 Comments

A physician believes that we may be taking too much of a good thing—vitamins. What role should vitamins play in the diet of people with diabetes?

Which Vitamins Do You Need?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 9 Comments

Diabetes interferes with how your body processes sugar and changes how it absorbs or metabolizes some vitamins. A vitamin deficiency can worsen your condition.

4 Natural Supplements You May Want To Try

By Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 7 Comments

A Certified Diabetes Educator names four supplements that may have important benefits for people with diabetes.

Omega 3: A Fat by Any Other Name

By Susan Sloane 2 Comments

Omega 3 has gained a lot of attention lately because of the health benefits associated with it. 

Vitamin D: The Importance of the Sunshine Vitamin

By Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE 4 Comments

It is estimated that approximately one billion people worldwide have a vitamin D deficiency. I am one of them.