I've recently started reading and doing an immense amount of research on natural remedies for diabetes. I firmly believe that since no one has come up with a medicine that cures diabetes that there's got to be a natural cure for it. It has a lot to do with metabolism and stuff like that. So, I'm learning.
I just got back from a trip to my local health food store 3 days ago. where I chatted with a person I've become friendly with. He also has Type 2, like I do. We talked again and he told me that he began taking something called banaba leaf (yes, B, not N) and that it's helping him control his BG. He's been using it for about 2 weeks and his BGs are way down. He said he's still taking his oral meds, though, but no insulin!
Well, I don't know about anyone else here, but I want to get off my diabetes meds entirely — oral, too. So, I bought some bamaba leaf and have started taking it three times daily with meals. For the past two days I have not had to take any meds. Of course, I am watching my diet very, very carefully, not having too much fruit, and having plenty of veggies and lean proteins. But no meds at all. I've also began walking and other exercise about 2 weeks ago and that helps.
Sometimes before this, my readings have been way over 200, sometimes close to 300, and now they're down to 122 and lower — for instance, 99 today!!!!!!!!!
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