Blood Sugar Control

Blood Sugar Control
Size

120 capsules

Natural Product Number

80040042

Blood Sugar Control is recommended to assist in the management of blood sugar levels in individuals with prediabetes or diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2). Ingredients such as chromium, cinnamon, and Gymnena help with glucose metabolism, while alpha‑lipoic acid, Vaccinium, Ginkgo, and other antioxidants help protect blood vessels, nerves, and other tissues from the damaging effects of hyperglycemia and advanced glycosylated end-products.

Description

Suggested Use

Adults: Take 1 capsule daily with food or as directed by your health-care practitioner. If you are taking other medications, take this product at least 2 hours before or after them.
Duration of use: Consult a health-care practitioner for use beyond 3 months.

Cautions and warnings:

Cautions and warnings: Consult a health-care practitioner prior to use if you are taking medications for diabetes, high blood pressure, or seizures; if you have diabetes; if you have a kidney disorder; if you see signs of decreased fluid and food update, dehydration and reduced body weight gain; if you have intestinal disorders, or symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or fever; or if you are taking any heart medication. Do not take additional vanadyl sulfate without consulting a health-care practitioner. Do not use if you have liver or gall bladder disorders, bowel obstructions, alcoholism, and/or are taking acetaminophen; if you are pregnant or breast-feeding; if you are hypersensitive or allergic to cinnamon or Peruvian balsam; if you have acid reflux; or if you have stomach or intestinal ulcers. Reduce dose or discontinue use if you experience persistent abdominal pain, cramps, spasms, and/or diarrhea. Discontinue use if you develop symptoms of liver trouble.
Known adverse reactions: May cause irritation of the gastric mucous membranes and reflux. May cause gastrointestinal (diarrhea) disturbances in some individuals. Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to occur; in which case, discontinue use. Discontinue use and consult a health-care practitioner in case of sweating, paleness, chills, headache, dizziness, and/or confusion, as these may be symptoms of serious low blood sugar.

Ingredients

Each vegetable capsule contains:
Gymnema sylvestre leaf extract, 25% gymnemic acids100 mg
Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) fruit extract, 25% anthocyanosides80 mg
Grape (Vitis vinifera) seed extract, 95% proanthocyanidins38 mg
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seed extract, 50% saponins13 mg
Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) fruit extract13 mg
Phyllanthus niruri extract13 mg
Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica) fruit extract13 mg
Tinospora cordifolia extract13 mg
Cassia cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum) bark extract93 mg
Banaba (Lagerstroemia speciosa) leaf extract, 1% corosolic acid33 mg
Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) leaf extract, 10% ursolic acid13 mg
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root extract, 3% flavonoids13 mg
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) rhizome extract10 mg
Quercetin (from Sophora japonica flower bud)75 mg
alpha-Lipoic acid50 mg
Vanadyl sulfate7.5 mg
Chromium (from chromium picolinate)150 mcg
Other ingredients: Vegetable magnesium stearate and silicon dioxide in a non‑GMO vegetable capsule composed of vegetable carbohydrate gum and purified water.

Blood Sugar Control Key Ingredients

IngredientDoseOutcome
Chromium400 to 1000 mcg per dayMeta-analysis: Chromium improved glycosylated hemoglobin levels by −0.6% (95% CI −0.9 to −0.2) and fasting glucose by −1.0 mmol/l (−1.4 to −0.5), both sizeable changes.
Systematic review: 13 of 15 clinical studies (including 11 RCTs) involving a total of 1,690 subjects reported significant improvement in at least one outcome of glycemic control. Positive outcomes from chromium picolinate supplementation included reduced blood glucose, insulin, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels, and reduced requirements for hypoglycemic medication.
alpha-Lipoic acid600 mg per dayThere was a 27% improvement in insulin sensitivity, measured as increase in insulin-stimulated glucose disposal (MCR) (+27% v. placebo; p < .01).
ALA has a large body of evidence supporting its use in the treatment of diabetic neuropathy, and may be of use in protecting the retina from hyperglycemia-induced damage as well.
Cinnamon1000 mg per dayMeta-analysis: Pooling data from 6 studies and 435 patients showed that cinnamon significantly decreased mean HbA1c (0.09%; 95% CI 0.04 to 0.14) and mean FPG (0.84 mmol/l; 95% CI 0.66 to 1.02).
Gymnena sylvestre400 mg per dayReduction in blood glucose, glycosylated haemoglobin and glycosylated plasma proteins. Conventional drug dosage could also be decreased.
Vaccinium myrtillus300 mg extract per dayBlueberry extract reduced fasting blood glucose from 143 mg/L to 104 mg/L (p < 0.001), and reduced CRP as well as liver enzymes in people with DM2.
Blueberries have also been shown to promote healthier patterns of blood circulation, including reduced blood “stickiness” or reduced vascular cell adhesion molecules.
Ginkgo biloba120 to 240 mg per dayGinkgo protects the vasculature, including blood vessels serving the eyes, and has been shown to improve early diabetic retinopathy and protect against early diabetic nephropathy.
Ginkgo has also been shown to exert benefits on HbA1c, a measure of long-term glucose control.