In order to prevent peripheral polyneuropathy, people with type 2 diabetes on metformin should monitored for vitamin B12 levels more routinely. (Society for Endocrinology)
Nutrition in rehabilitation
New study in mice demonstrate the long-term consumption of the mineral-supplemented diet benefits bone mass and strength with age. Surprisingly, nutrition has a greater impact on bone strength than exercise, says University of Michigan study.
Manganese is an essential nutrient for growing bones and cartilage. A new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis uncovers a link between inability to use this essential mineral and severe adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (curvature of the spine).