Most People with Diabetes Should Stop Iron Supplements

By Simon M - Last updated: Friday, March 24, 2017 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment


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Iron supplements are beneficial for many people, however, those diagnosed with diabetes are not included in that group, generally speaking.

Iron supplements can be too much on the body of a diabetic. It is a good idea to talk to your doctor concerning iron supplements if you take one and have been diagnosed with diabetes.

Key Takeaways:

“When you have too much iron in your blood or stored elsewhere in your body might be why your blood glucose level is above normal. In fact, too much iron can even be why you got diabetes. Yet about one out of every five Americans regularly takes an iron supplement.”

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