Feb 13, 2020, 11:29 PM
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In the next article, I will discuss the treatments often used, dietary concerns and herbs that may...and may not...be used by diabetics. One quick hint; three major double blind clinical trials have been done on one herbal remedy....and the conclusion thus far is that it works. When you received your type 2 diabetes diagnosis, it was certainly easy to think you could take care of your high blood sugar levels with Metformin or any anti-diabetic drug actually. However, with any drug there are always risks.
Benefits of an Insulin Resistance Diet
Many people who have undergone different surgical procedures often look back and say... "if they had only known, they would never have had the surgery." The same applies to people taking various medications. Metformin is a standard drug given to type 2 diabetics. It is taken orally and medical practitioners consider it to be the drug of choice, particularly for type 2 diabetics that are overweight with normal kidney function. Metformin causes few side effects but, nevertheless, can be associated with: General malaise, fatigue or a feeling of just being unwell.
It is estimated 10 to 25% of women who take Metformin experience this as a side effect. Nausea, diarrhea and/or vomiting: These gastrointestinal symptoms usually occur after you eat meals high in fats or sugar. What this means is you really can't cheat on your eating plan just because you are taking medications; unfortunately you will pay the price with nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea. Reduced levels of vitamin B12: Up to 30% of people taking Metformin show a problem with absorption of vitamin B12. Symptoms include: