New Snake Oil?

By GabbyPA Latest Reply 2008-12-09 04:48:07 -0600
Started 2008-11-22 12:33:50 -0600

I got a solisitation for a new diabetic pill…the magic weight loss is falling by the way side. Now it is magic Blood glucose control.
Has anyone here heard of or used Glucose Balance MD?
I don't know what is in it. The website is very vauge and for only $90 a month (yeah right!) you can get a pill that is supposed to lower your levels up to 50 points.
Scam or help?

11 replies

momoftype1 2008-11-22 19:11:25 -0600 Report

I got a similar one for GlucoControl MD. I am not sure it kind of has a ring of some of the other gimic weight loss pills…Gabby do the research if your looking to make sure it is not a scam.


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Meridian - 26751 2008-11-28 03:56:57 -0600 Report

I have had relatively good success with trying new ideas and some old ones that were new to me. At $90 a month I would wait to try that one until they start giving out free samples. I also believe that there is not a single medication that can give everybody a satisfactory result. I try the low cost ones first then work my way up in price. Have you tried cinnamon yet? One teaspoon a day can, and in most circumstances will lower your blood sugar a noticeable amount. Plus it's cheap!

2008-11-28 07:19:11 -0600 Report

I get a lot of these also; and they are for diet pills; Prevention is famous for sending junk like this, too. I think these people like to feed off of our illness; Lilmarm

GabbyPA 2008-11-28 17:19:46 -0600 Report

I take cinnamon, D, Chromium, Camomile, CQ-10, and the list goes on....I am always looking for something new, but this just sounded rather scammish...that is why I brought it up. You are right, no one thing is a cure all for everyone. I wish vinegar worked as well for me as it does for my mom...she has great results with it, I don't have such a great drop. So I keep looking.

GabbyPA 2008-11-22 15:57:22 -0600 Report

That is kind of what I figured. Just another tablet...I'll stick to my suplemtns then. There isn't even something in that list of ingredients that is especially "wow"

kdroberts 2008-11-22 13:26:55 -0600 Report

Always read the small print.

"These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease"

As well as the video is just factually incorrect and the list of ingredients make it one to steer clear of for that price. $10 a month would be fine if you wanted all the supplements but the product isn't actually verified by USP so you may not even be getting what you think.

Glucobalance (Biotics Research)
6 Capsules of GlucoBalanceā„¢ Per Day Supply:

Chromium (aspartate)
Vitamin B1 (thiamine mononitrate)
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine HCI)
Pantothenic acid (calcium pantothenate)
Folic acid
Vitamin B12 (resin bound)
Vitamin C 250 mg (ascorbic acid)
250 mg (calcium ascorbate)
Vitamin E (dl-alpha tocopheryl succinate)
Vitamin A (acetate)
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
Magnesium (aspartate, citrate, oxide)
Copper (gluconate)
Calcium (ascorbate, citrate, carbonate)
Potassium (aspartate)
Zinc (picolinate, citrate)
Manganese (aspartate)
Vanadium (aspartate)
Selenium (selenomethionine)

highlandcitygirl 2008-11-22 13:16:11 -0600 Report

maybe amy can check into this for us. but i personally think snake oil. i mean,if there was something that could do what this claims, it should be on cnn!

teddybearcub1960 2008-11-22 13:08:00 -0600 Report

I also got e-mails about this glucose balance MD. But I never opened it, because I wasn't sure either on it. I didn't want to run a risk if it was. I know this isn't much help either.

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