Role of Zinc Supplementation on Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the common diseases in the world caused by high level of sugar in the blood due to abnormal secretion of insulin a hormone secreted by pancreas gland. There are two types of diabetes- Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes which are caused by abnormal functioning of pancreas. Zinc is a trace element which is essential for both humans and plants. In human body zinc is essential for growth, immunity and it helps in storage and processing of insulin in the body.

Author(s): Sabina Khanam

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