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Diabex Patch and Insulin Leaf Powder

Discussion in 'Alternative Treatments' started by Bogie, Apr 7, 2019.

  1. Bogie

    Bogie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Deep concerns over the proliferation of alternative blood glucose control supplements. I am sure many people fall for these to avoid prescription drugs and insulin. Have only seen these recently and not seen mentioned on the forum.

    Recently I have seen a lot of online ads for the "Diabex Patch" and "Insulin Leaf Powder" that claim glorious results in Diabetes control and significant reductions in blood sugar levels. Claiming scientific research that backs their claims. Facebooks ads and other online sites.

    Diabex main ingredient is Metformin, according to any information I can locate and ads post that users state they got rid of their medications. A patch you place over your navel. Really?

    Insulin Leaf Powder claiming made in USA and available on one of those "monthly subscription plans".

    Both sold directly (I presume just resellers) and on Amazon.

    I'm not looking for alternatives but they should be discussed/mentioned on the forum.
     
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    Fruitella Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I must be looking at very different sites as I have neither heard or read of these products until the above post.
     
  3. lovinglife

    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    These pop up on my feed too - flaming annoying - I just block them but I do feel concerned that some people will believe this rubbish
     
  4. Bogie

    Bogie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just do a Google search for "Diabex" or "Insulin Plant Leaf Powder". Diabex Facebook ads come from homewareinvention.com/pages/diabex-copy These ads should be banned - what they say is extremely harmful.
     
  5. Jim Lahey

    Jim Lahey I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    The funniest thing about these miracle cures for type 2 diabetes is that for the most part, the real fix is available in every supermarket. Food.
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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  7. Bogie

    Bogie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, but unfortunately both claiming miracle results - which we all know is not true or all or us would be flooding orders to get this magic potion :)
     
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    Rachox Type 2 (in remission!) · Moderator
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    I take Metformin and never expect miracle results but yes some people believe that that’s all it takes to control their diabetes.
    It’s misleading that the patches have the same name and I’m sure they have nothing to do with the company who calls their Metformin Diabex.
     
  9. Bogie

    Bogie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Meds being pushed online from an unknown source ... no thanks. I would bet that they are selling a lot of it due the wording they use. Our course, we don't hear of these miracle supplements through normal channels. Facebook, Amazon, etc ... not exactly credible medical advice :)
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I never see adverts like those on the net, as I use uBlock Origin advert blocker.
     
  11. Oldvatr

    Oldvatr Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    If it sounds too good then it probably is. Snake oil indeed.

    Diabex XR tablets is a bona fide medecine avain=lable in Australia. It says it is only on prescription so should not be bought off the internet.
    https://www.mydr.com.au/medicines/cmis/diabex-xr-extended-release-tablets
    Thr Slow Release covering on the pills is cellulose, so is similar to Glucophage in that respect.

    Not sure if the patch actually contains these ingredients, but they appear on a sales site in the UK
    Yam
    Scutelaria
    Alfafa
    Hawthorne
    Rehmannia

    Here is some more of their sales spiel. I have no idea what Qi is

    Diabex Natural Herbal Patch for diabetes focuses on regulating the circulation of Blood and Qi and balancing the organ systems to improve pancreatic function and address internal heat and the depletion of fluids. Its other ingredients consist of Rhizoma anemarrhenae, Trichosanthin, Arrowroot, Astragalus, Scrophulariaceae, Berberine, Yam & Borneol are well known ancient Chinese traditional herbs used to treat diabetic patients.

    So now you know. I am none the wiser, but I suspect I may become that if I spend a lot of money to these guys
     
  12. Oldvatr

    Oldvatr Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just found that this thread has made the search engine in Google, We are in the public eye,
     
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    Oldvatr Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So glad I don't belong to Facebook and also use Ad Block Plus - saves being annoyed by all this spam.
     
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    omoobaorun · Newbie

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    hello. I am David. I made payment for the diabex patches using my debit card over 3 weeks. the money was debited from my card. No message or email nor any delivery of the patches till date.
     
  16. lovinglife

    lovinglife Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You need to get in touch with the company who you bought from - hopefully they will turn up soon
     
  17. Bogie

    Bogie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    They come from China, so expect a long delivery time. Another reason why I started this thread. Concerned about country of origin, quality control, and actual content.
     
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