What Are The Ingredients In The Top Diabetic Supplements?
by: Robert P. Tracy
Chicago, Illinois, August 25, 2006. The internet offers up a selection of companies that make natural supplements focused on Diabetics. While the American Diabetes Association has its own program, these companies each make various claims for their products and ingredients.
With Diabetes the Ã¢â‚¬Å“PreventionÃ¢â‚¬Â or management of this disease is clearly in the hands of those diabetics who believe that their own involvement can make a difference.
LetÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s leave the product names off, skip the sales pitches and do exactly what a new diabetic might do. Sort through the claims to see what works. This is a simple review of the products I see as the 10 most common Ã¢â‚¬Å“diabetic supplementsÃ¢â‚¬Â found on the internet. The Next Step is simple, just read the labels, list the ingredients, and take a look at what the chef is offering to you.
This is a very interesting exercise.
Remember the goal of the program is to integrate the best thinking of the Medical community, the world of natural supplements and common sense.
No surprise, these top ten products produced a basket of 41 natural ingredients. Sounds like Hungarian Stew from the old neighborhood. One might search out the cheapest ingredients and see if they lead the pack; and also carefully note the real dosage compared to any clinical research that might back up the claims. We make no claims here for the validity of any companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s claims.
From The Top Ten; Here is the scorecard:
(There are multiple selection combinations)
8 selected: Chromium
Number ONE. It is widely thought that Chromium enhances the effect of insulin, and is believed to help reduce blood glucose levels which is thought to be useful to people suffering from Type 2. Be aware that even here some Ã¢â‚¬Å“chromium packagesÃ¢â‚¬Â are as much as 600% better absorbed than others.
8 selected: Gymnema sylvestre
Stimulates the release of the body's insulin and may reduce blood glucose.
7 selected: Bitter melon
Has been observed normalize elevated blood sugar levels.
5 selected: Cinnamon
Research indicates that Cinnamon reduces the amount of insulin necessary for glucose metabolism. Ground like McCormick Spices, Not flavorings.
5 selected: Vanadyl Sulfate
Effective in normalizing blood sugar levels and controlling conditions such as insulin resistance.
4 selected: Fenugreek seeds
To improve blood sugar control in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
3 selected: Garcinia Cambogia
Enhances the effectiveness of the body's natural insulin and is a significant weight loss supplement.
3 selected: Zinc
Zinc plays multiple roles in proper insulin function. Zinc is involved in virtually all aspects of insulin metabolism.
3 selected: Garcinia Cambogia
Is a significant weight loss supplement, while enhancing the effectiveness of the body's natural insulin.
3 selected: Pterocarpus marsupiun
Helped control blood sugar levels.
3 selected: Banaba
3 selected: Bioyon USP
The parade of Others :
Gulvel; Jambolan; Huckleberry; Manganese; Calcium; Turmeric; Zingiber officinalis; Piper longum; Piper nigrum; Zinc; Alpha-Lipoic acid; Antioxidants; BCAAs: L-Leucine; Bilberry Extract; BioperineÃ‚Â®; BiovinÃ‚Â®; Cayenne; Constitutional hydotheraphy; Evening Primrose Oil Powder; Ginseng; Guggle; Juniper Berries; L-Alanine; Licorice extract; Prickly Pear; Radix Trichosanthis; Reishi Mushroom; Vitamin A; Vitamin C; Yarrow; Vitamin B-1; Vanadium
And now the easy part. What does the Medical community say about managing this disease? Lose weight; Lose weight; Lose weight; Eat a healthy diabetic diet from your nutritionist; and exercise.
So if you choose a supplement, pick one that helps you get at these three universal principals. http://www.diabetes.org/home.jsp
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