Top signs of B12 vitamin deficiency: Should people with diabetes take it?

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Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep your body’s blood and nerve cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all of your cells.

Vitamin B12 also helps prevent megaloblastic anemia, a blood condition that makes people tired and weak.

Vitamin B12 is naturally present in foods of animal origin, including fish, meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products.

In addition, fortified breakfast cereals and fortified nutritional yeasts are readily available sources of vitamin B12 that have high bioavailability.

If you have a vitamin B12 deficiency, you could become anemic. A mild deficiency may cause no symptoms.

But if untreated, it may lead to symptoms such as Weakness, tiredness, or lightheadedness. Heart palpitations and shortness of breath.

B12 deficiency can be common especially for people with diabetes type 2 taking metformin. There may be a lot of warning signs of B12 deficiency.

This video talks about the top signs of B12 vitamin deficiency and whether should diabetics take it.

This is not professional advice, please seek out a professional if you need help.

This video is created for educational purposes and awareness around different topics. Video may or may not be able to go fully in-depth in such a limited time.

If you care about wellness, please read studies about how to protect your eyes from diabetes, and dietary supplements that could help prevent heart disease, stroke.

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