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Excess selenium may promote Type 2 Diabetes

A study by Cornell University indicates that excess levels of selenium and thus its associated antioxidant enzyme could promote type 2 diabetes. This enzyme destroys free radical which may actually be necessary to regulate insulin sensitivity.

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About: Excess selenium may promote Type 2 Diabetes

Date: 10 June 2004

Source: Cornell University

Author: Xin Gen Lei, James McClung

URL: http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/505501/

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