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Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by mileysmilely, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. mileysmilely

    mileysmilely · Member

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    I diagnosed Diabetes with 7.4hba1c. And my fasting blood sugar level keep in a rang 6-7. 6.5 is often. No matter what exercise I do how I low carb intake. It never get improve my fasting blood sugar.

    One month ago. I start to take some supplement. Black garlic. And drink apple cider vinegar after meal. My fasting blood sugar start to get low in 5.3.

    I don’t know which thing works for it. But u can try.
     
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    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    I have never heard of black garlic, I was told by my GP not to drink apple cider vinegar as I take a heart tablets called Digoxin and it could interact with it and increase the side effects of them.
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Black garlic is literally black on the inside, used in asia I think. I have read other things about it, but can't remember any of it...lol
     
  4. mileysmilely

    mileysmilely · Member

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    The purpose I start to try black garlic extract and ACV, because my cholesterol is high, but blood sugar is ok. A1C 6.4. (Diet only, no meds)

    I have to make cholesterol down that I can be avoided prescribe statin by GP.

    I’ve heard these two things can reduce LDL.

    The good news is even i am not sure whether it work for cholesterol but it exactly improve my blood sugar level.
     
  5. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Just because a doctor recommends and prescribes a statin, doesn't mean you HAVE to take it. It's up to you whether or not you take one.

    ACV certainly brings down blood glucose levels for me also. I find it very effective for that.
     
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    kitedoc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I would in general be wary of such medicines as black garlic. Their safety and freedom from dangerous microorganisms may not have been fully tested.
    As @Tophat1900 says, you are under no obligation to take statins which are said to have sideeffects in over 10 % of people and whose effectiveness has never been proven.
     
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    MargaretR Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Black garlic is available in small plastic pots. It is a way of preserving the garlic. Delicious with cheese, and in salads.
    But expensive.
     
  8. mojo37

    mojo37 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've heard of the apple cider vinegar but not Black garlic
     
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