Zinc Supplementation

During the past decade, zinc supplementation has received increasing attention as results from research trials reveal the extent of zinc deficiency in developing countries and the role of zinc supplementation in reducing intrauterine growth retardation and disease incidence and severity and improving children's cognitive development, growth, and survival. However, most of what is known about zinc supplementation is based on the results of research trials and not of large-scale programs that deliver zinc supplements.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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