Magnesium: Beneficial in controlling blood sugar...I didn't know that.

By Duel Latest Reply 2011-06-01 11:19:44 -0500
Started 2011-06-01 02:08:59 -0500

Just wanted to share this article I found. In addition to Chromium, a Magnesium supplement sounds like a good one two punch for efficient treatment of blood sugar control. The link is below:

I didn't know this. I may add this to my regiment.

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jayabee52 2011-06-01 07:16:59 -0500 Report

Magnesium ("Mg") is a very important component in our diets. Without Mg our muscles would stop working, including our hearts. Too much Mg is not necessarily good for us either as it is used as a Laxitive (Milk of Magnesia).

My bride Jem was a heart patient for about 20 yrs before she died, and she needed to take Mg suppliments to keep her heart function going due to losing a lot of Mg in her urine due to diuretics she needed to pull water from her lungs and her heart. But eventually she could no longer take the Mg orally as she got the "dumping syndrome". She had to take Mg intravenously so her heart could continue beating.

Here's an article from Web MD about the importance of Mg to our lives:

I believe that the "diabetes reversed" article promises too much. Words like "cure" and "reversal" of diabetes holds out the hope that by having adequate Mg (among other things) diabetes will be cured. IMHO that is holding out a false hope.

If that were true about Mg, Jem took a lot of it and so should have cured her diabetes, as well as her heart problem.

Mg is an important element in the proper functioning of our bodies, to be sure. However it is not the only factor in our bodies which causes our condition.

realsis77 2011-06-01 11:19:44 -0500 Report

Thanks for shareing that, Jayabee! So true. So althought its good it also can be a bad thing if too much is taken. Very good to know.!

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