The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
January 16, 2006 (Issue: 1226)Chromium is marketed as a dietary supplement, usually containing 20-500 mcg of a chromium salt. It has been promoted for weight loss, muscle building, and for prevention and treatment of diabetes, among other claims. As a dietary supplement, chromium...more
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