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Natural Ways to reduce blood sugars?

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Both my parents have type 2 diabetes. I was wondering if any one has any suggestions for how to lower blood sugars naturally. My mum is on Insulin and recently she has been struggling to lower her sugars and has had to up her insulin. So I would love to find something natural which could help. As I worry about the potential harm that out of control blood sugars could be doing to her body.

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replied October 22nd, 2013
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Once a person is on medications, suggestions for natural/herbal/alternative medicine needs to be directed to a person live, who can look at all your information. Otherwise, you risk making things worse or fatal.

For example, people used those awful raspberry ketones to increase their metabolism, but in people taking heart medications, it caused fatal heart attacks.

Stick to a diet low in sugars, processed foods and high in fruits and vegetables. Once things get under control a holistic practitioner will work with you.
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replied August 1st, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Avoid sweets and glucose rich foods, rest eat every thing but in small doses, avoid weight gain and exercise regularly and consume calories as much as you can with exercise and walk.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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replied August 17th, 2017
Your blood sugar level in your body is an important matter of concern. High blood sugar leads to kidney failure, heart attack, lack of hunger, vomiting, fatigue and breathing problems.
There are many natural ways to fight with high blood sugar rather than medication. You need to take proper meal or small meals after fixed period of time, daily exercise, limit your carb consumption, stay hydrated, eat low glycemic index food like oats, meat, lentils, corns, beans, seafood and non-strachy veggies like carrots, broccoli, salad greens cauliflower, cucumbers. Good Luck.
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replied November 14th, 2017
Here are some most effective ways to avoidbecoming part of thediabetes.
1. Cut sugar
2. Work out regularly
3. Drink water
4. Lose weight be active
5. Quit smoking & alcohol
6. Eat a high-fiber diet
7. Reduced the intake of processed foods
8. Include the natural herbs in diet
9. Go for whole grains
10. Get sufficient sleep
11. Regular health check ups
Here are some most effective ways to avoidbecoming part of thediabetesepidemic.
1. Cut sugar and refined carbs in your diet
2. Work out regularly
3. Drink water
4. Lose weight be active
5. Quit smoking & alcohol
6. Eat a high-fiber diet
7. Reduced the intake of processed foods
8. Include the natural herbs in diet
9. Go for whole grains
10. Get sufficient sleep
11. Stress management
12. Regular health Checkup
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replied January 31st, 2018
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A diet high in processed carbs adds to the sugar load in your diet. This is because all carbs get broken down into sugars upon digestion. This leads to increased blood sugar and weight gain. Avoid all carbs with a high glycemic index. We recommend a Low Carb-High Fat or LCHF diet to reverse diabetes. Ideally, only 10% of your daily caloric intake should come from carbs.
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replied March 24th, 2018
1. Try Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has been shown to decrease fasting and post-meal blood sugar levels. It can be too bitter or potent alone, however, and some people report esophageal irritation when swallowing it. To make it more palatable, mix 2 teaspoons in 8 ounces of water and drink or use as a salad dressing.

2. Eat More High-Fiber Foods
Foods that are high in fiber help keep blood sugar levels steady and eliminate big spikes and drops. Fiber also helps reduce insulin resistance and can decrease your risk of developing diabetes. Aim to get at least 25 to 30 grams of fiber per day from fresh, unprocessed, and seasonal foods.

3. Get More Sleep
Inadequate or poor sleep makes the body less effective at using insulin. Aim to get at least seven to nine hours per night. If a good night's sleep is not possible during the week, make sure you are catching up over the weekend. A chronic lack of sleep can lead you to maek poor food choices and cause you to have imbalanced energy levels.

4. Take a Cinnamon Extract Supplement
Cinnamon extract has also been shown to improve fasting blood sugars in those with both prediabetes and diabetes. But watch how you take the extract. Cinnamon-sugar cupcakes don’t count! A supplement is the best way to get pure cinnamon extract.

5. Eat Chromium-Rich Foods
Chromium is essential to healthy cellular function and helps insulin function as it should. The exact mechanism is not entirely known, but inadequate levels of chromium can interfere with healthy glucose metabolism. You can get your daily does of chromium from broccoli, oats, barley, and tomatoes.


But you should consult your Nutritionist, right now.
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