Articles

Effects of long-term supplementation with moderate pharmacologic doses of vitamin E are saturable and reversible in patients with type 1 diabetes.

Author

Engelen W, Keenoy BM, Vertommen J, De Leeuw I

Date

11/2000

Journal

Am J Clin Nutr

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Vitamin E supplementation has been proposed as adjunctive therapy to counteract the increased LDL oxidation in diabetes and thus prevent or delay cardiovascular complications. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of a moderate pharmacologic dose of vitamin E for