Vanadium Diabetes

There may be a Vanadium diabetes link. Some research suggests that is essential to the body and that the body contains about 100 mcg. Much more research is needed on the effects of Vanadium on the body. Animal studies have shown its link to bone formation.

Some believe one of the benefits of Vanadium is its potential role as factor in the potentiating of insulin, which would explain a diabetes link.


None is given.

Dosage by Vanadium Supplement

These should be kept quite low until further studies are done. As Vanadium Citrate or Vanadyl Sulfate:

• Adults 40 mcg/day

• Teens 30 mcg/day

• Children 1-4 years 5 mcg/day; 4+ years 10 mcg/day


Not known but adult dosage should be kept below 100 mcg/day until further studies establish whether higher levels are safe.

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