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Gava Leaves Natural remedy Feedback please

Discussion in 'Alternative Treatments' started by RL.narayanan, Mar 3, 2017.

  1. RL.narayanan

    RL.narayanan Type 2 · Newbie

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    I am a Type 2 man for the past 10 years and is taking 2 mg of slow release Metformin daily. Normally my early morning blood sugar reading is above 7.

    I have asked by my close friend to drink Green Gava Leaf tea to reduce my sugar levels. (Take 3 green leaves, add hotwater in a cup, allow it to brew for 5 minutes)

    For the past 3 days, I have observed that my sugar has dropped below 6. Yesterday, I dropped my Metformin to 1.5 mg, still my sugar reading is 6 this morning.

    Is this a blip or real? Any experience from team members? Kindly advise.

    Regards, RLN Australia.
     
  2. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    • Informative Informative x 1
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    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    andcol I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    These are the same benefits that green tea is meant to provide except the Diabetes
     
  5. BarbaraG

    BarbaraG Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    According to this article, it affects BG by blocking the absorption of sucrose and maltose. So if you're eating a very low carb diet, it wouldn't make much difference. You'd think.
     
  6. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I only drink black coffee with out any sugar, so it is of no useful benefit for me to drink green leafy material "tea". :D
     
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