Long Term Diabetes Drug (Metformin) Linked To Gradually Worsening Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

January 21, 2016 yourhealth 0

Individuals with diabetes type 2 who are treated for long periods with metformin are at risk of developing gradually worsening vitamin B-12 deficiency – in other words, the vitamin deficiency grows with time, according to new research published today in the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Vitamin B-12 deficiency symptoms include mental changes, anemia, neuropathy and fatigue, the authors write […]

Facts About Vitamin B12

January 20, 2016 yourhealth 0

What is vitamin B12? Vitamin B12, also known as cyanocobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that is part of the B vitamin family. B vitamins help support adrenal function, help calm and maintain a healthy nervous system, and are necessary for key metabolic processes. Vitamin B12 is important to DNA synthesis […]