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What kind of food or nutritional supplements can I take to help my diabetes?
Robert Henry, MD
University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA

Date Added: 07/03/13

Generally we feel that if a diabetic either type 1 or type 2 if they eat a normal healthy and nutritious diet, they do not need any supplementation with any micronutrients or vitamins other than I donít mind people taking one multivite a day but I donít believe that individuals who are on another wi...
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Dr. Robert Henry's research interests involve studies in the etiology, treatment, and prevention of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Studies are directed almost exclusively at the role of skeletal muscle in these disorders and are designed to elucidate what aspects of muscle metabolism are primary and which are secondary in etiology. These investigations involve studies of intact humans, combining glucose clamps with indirect calorimetry, leg blood flow and substrate balance, and needle biopsies of vastus lateralis muscle. Complementary in vitro studies are performed on human muscle cultures from such patients and involve studies of insulin signal transduction, gene regulation, enzymatic activation, and mitogenesis.
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