I've used cinnamon for a couple of years. When I added chromium it seemed to make a significant difference in my numbers. I buy cinnamon with chromium at my grocery store in capsule form. As David said, studies have been done on this and it works for some folks and makes no difference to others. Like everything else, it has to be in conjunction with a healthy diet and some form of exercise.View Thread
I can only speak to my own experience and information obtained when I attended diabetes classes. Here it goes-taking your BG immediately after a meal gives no particularly useful information as you are correct in that even non diabetics will register BG in high ranges depending on the meal. The standard I received was a BG reading of 140 two hours after the meal. A non diabetic's BG will return to the normal range more quickly and 2 hours after a meal a non diabetic will show a BG reading between 70 and 90. My experience is as a non insulin dependent T2 on a low dose of Metformin. My daytime average in generally between 90 and 100. Most often my 2 hour post prandial is below 100 and my FBS is in the 95-110 range pretty regularly.View Thread
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