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How Long Does It Take Cinnamon To Lower Blood Sugar

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How To Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally

Processed foods like cookies, cakes, and candy (and even starchy plant foods like rice, beans, and potatoes) can cause rapid increases in blood sugar levels. After one meal containing these foods, blood sugar can get so high that insulin can’t keep up. Side effects like fatigue, blurred vision, headaches, trouble concentrating, and frequent urination can result. If you consume high-carbohydrate foods every day, you increase your risk of type 2 diabetes — the medical diagnosis for having chronically high blood sugar levels that are caused by diet and lifestyle. (This is different from type 1 diabetes — a condition where the body produces little to no insulin.) Over 422 million people have diabetes worldwide, and their high blood sugar levels are destroying their bodies. To know if your blood sugar levels are chronically high, many doctors will check your A1C levels. A1C stands for glycated hemoglobin, which is formed when blood sugar attaches to hemoglobin (the oxygen-carrying protein in red blood cells). A1C tests measure the percentage of your hemoglobin that has blood sugar attached to it. If blood sugar levels have been high for the past 3 months, then more hemoglobin will Continue reading >>

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  1. suecsdy

    cinnamon

    I have read here on the website about the use of cinnamon to help lower bs, so yesterday I picked up some cinnamon caps to take and also fresh cinnamon for cooking. For those of you who have tried this, how long does it take to see some results from this? I'd like to know when I should expect to see any difference…1 week, 2 weeks, a month?

  2. Knitting Bubbie

    I read the info about cinnamon capsules on this site, and even bought some. Then I decided to check the Internet for info about side effects of cinnamon capsules. Some are very frightening, including kidney and liver damage. You might want to check this out.

  3. suecsdy

    I did read that info, but chose to try anyway. After about 2 weeks, it kicked in and my bs dropped to under 100 pretty regularly. I would still like to get a little lower, but as long as I have a little progress in the right direction, I'm happy.

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