Frequently Asked Questions

What is so Dangerous About Diabetes?

The long-term vascular damage from persistently elevated levels of glucose is a primary cause of heart disease, the leading cause of blindness in adults, and accounts for 75% of amputations due to foot ulcerations.

Isn't Diabetes Genetic?

In genetic studies on type 2 diabetics, women who were carriers of two mutated genes, one from each parent, did have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, but only when their magnesium intake fell below 250 mg/day.20

What About Diabetes During Pregnancy?

Gestational-diabetes is a type of diabetes that appears for the first time during pregnancy. Increasing magnesium intake has been used successfully for management of Gestational Diabetes, Preeclampsia, and Eclampsia but also to reduce the risk of hyperbilirubinemia, newborn hospitalization, and could possibly reduce the risk of premature births associated with Wolf-Parkinson-White syndrome. 21, 22

How Much Magnesium Do I Need

You can see the recommendations in the above RDA button or here.

Can You Get Too Much Magnesium From Your Diet?

Absolutely, the most common disorder is diarrhea.

What Else Should I Know About Magnesium?

Of the environmental factors that are capable of altering magnesium metabolism, the one that has gone unnoticed by the general public, has been the overindulgence of Calcium.
A magnesium deficiency has been clinically documented in infants, young children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly