Archive for February, 2009

Glucosamine and Blood Glucose

S is worried that taking glucosamine for her arthritic hip may worsen the slowly rising blood sugar levels she has developed. Fortunately, most data from recent research suggest that glucosamine does not affect blood sugar levels in any significant manner. It appears that glucosamine is safe for people with insulin resistance and / or type 2 diabetes. Talk with you doctor first to be sure. Read More

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Posted by admin - February 24, 2009 at 8:40 am

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Vitamins Causing an Upset Stomach?

I take my vitamins and supplements in the morning, but if I pop them in my mouth before I eat breakfast, what comes next is not very pleasant - heartburn. Taking vitamins and supplements with some food can help you avoid stomach discomfort. If stomach discomfort continues even when taking your vitamins with food, it may be time to consider a different product. Of course, if heartburn or stomach upset persists or becomes significant it's best that you see your doctor for a checkup.   Read More

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Posted by admin - February 3, 2009 at 10:56 am

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