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Selenium supplements may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 06 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:473

Experiments on animals suggested that selenium might protect against type 2 diabetes, but a randomised trial now suggests that, rather than being protective, selenium may increase the risk of diabetes. A secondary analysis of a parent trial where diabetes was a secondary outcome comprised …

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