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Beneficial effects of inorganic nitrate/nitrite in type 2 diabetes and its complications

It seems that dietary nitrate/nitrite could be a compensatory fuel for a disrupted nitrate/nitrite/NO pathway and related disorders in diabetes. Although some beneficial properties of nitrate/nitrite have been reported by experimental investigations, long-term clinical studies with various doses of inorganic nitrate/nitrite supplementation, are recommended to confirm these effects.

Zahra Bahadoran1, Asghar Ghasemi23, Parvin Mirmiran4, Fereidoun Azizi3 and Farzad Hadaegh5*

Nutrition & Metabolism 2015, 12:16

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