Diabetes Reversed in Mice, All Naturally, Washington University Study

Published: Oct 12, 2011

People may one day be able to take a naturally produced compound much like a daily vitamin to treat or even prevent Type 2 diabetes, according to new research. Using nicotinamide mononucleotide, or NMN—a compound the body makes naturally—researchers have restored normal blood sugar metabolism in diabetic mice. NMN plays a vital role in how cells use energy.

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