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Supplementation Vitamin E supplementation has not been shown to have significant benefit.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }}</ref> Vitamin E does not decrease mortality in adults, even at large doses,<ref name="abner158">{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> and high-dosage supplementation may slightly increase it.<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> It does not improve blood sugar control in an unselected group of people with diabetes mellitus<ref name="abner158"/> or decrease the risk of stroke.<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref> Daily supplementation of vitamin E does not decrease the risk of prostate cancer and may increase it.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Studies on its role in age-related macular degeneration are ongoing, though if it is of a combination of dietary antioxidants used to treat the condition it may increase the risk.<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref>

Vitamin E, along with β-carotene and vitamin C, has no protective effect on reducing the risk of cataract, cataract extraction, progression of cataract, and slowing the loss of visual acuity.<ref>{{#invoke:Citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=journal }}</ref>


Vitamin E sections
Intro  Forms  Functions  Supplementation  Clinical applications  Toxicity  Dietary sources  Recommended daily intake  History  Vitamin E supplementation and cardiovascular disease  Notes  References  Further reading  External links  

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