Chromium picolinate (CrPic) is an alternative medication for type 2 diabetes. Studies have shown the effect of CrPic on glucose uptake through the activation of p38 MAPK. Chromium is believed to potentiate the action of insulin, leading to increased insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes.
Synonym Picolinic Acid Chromium(III) Salt
Synonym Pyridine-2-carboxylic Acid Chromium(III) Salt