Study links beta carotene, reduced risk of type 2 diabetes

01/23/2013 | EverydayHealth.com

A study in Human Genetics says beta carotene might reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in people with the gene variant SLC30A4, which is linked to an increased risk of the disease. Meanwhile, gamma tocopherol might increase the risk of type 2 diabetes in this group. Further studies are under way on the substances.

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