Type 2 Diabetes: A Look At Natural Alternatives To Prescription Drugs
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday, drugs designed to help control Type 2 diabetes, like the well-known prescription medication Avandia, should be subjected to more rigorous safety reviews to ensure they don't raise the risk of heart problems.
In light of this news, we believe that taking a look at some of the safer, natural alternatives that can help manage Type 2 diabetes, a condition which currently affects 90 percent of all diabetes cases in America, would make for a particularly timely health story.
For example, mulberry, a natural ingredient which as been used for generations in Chinese medicine and some Indian foods, is showing great promise for Type 2 diabetics. After seven years of research and development, a medical researcher and scientist from China, Lee Zhong, MD, PhD, has discovered a proprietary mulberry leaf extract that has been shown in numerous clinical trials to markedly lower blood sugar levels in Type 2 diabetics, helping them achieve a healthier diet and lifestyle.
In fact, one of the studies published in Diabetes Care, the most widely read diabetes journal, reported an average 44 percent reduction in peak post-meal blood sugar elevations (or spikes).
Glucocil is excited to share this news with eMaxHealth readers, as it believes mulberry can help improve the lives of Americans struggling with Type 2 diabetes.
Earlier Glucocil released the news breakthrough natural forumla Glucocil that is unveiled to help Type 2 diabetics to achieve a healthier diet and lifestyle.
Shown to stabilize post-meal blood sugar levels and reduce the absorption of sugars and other carbohydrates to help those with Type 2 diabetes make better dietary and lifestyle choices
SAN DIEGO, June 10, 2008 – Neuliven Health, a leading innovator of scientifically formulated natural products designed to address America’s pressing health issues, today announced the launch of Glucocil™, the first breakthrough complete and natural herbal formula that helps Type 2 diabetics stabilize post-meal blood sugar levels, reduce the absorption of sugars and carbohydrates and suppress appetite. Glucocil is designed to provide nutritional support for those who need to control blood sugar fluctuations and help them maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle. It is not intended for those Type 2 diabetics who are insulin dependent. Glucocil is now available in the U.S. and can be purchased exclusively via Glucocil’s Web site at www.glucocil.com.
Based on seven years of research and development and multiple clinical trials, when taken as directed and on a daily consistent basis, Glucocil helps stabilize post-meal blood sugar levels; decrease the body’s absorption of sugars and other carbohydrates; reduce appetite; and promote weight management in non-insulin dependent Type 2 diabetics. To read more about Glucocil’s clinical trials, please refer to the “Clinical & Laboratory Research” and “Healthcare Professionals” sections of Glucocil’s Web site.
“The biggest challenge that Type 2 diabetics face is at meal times,” explained President and Founder of Neuliven Health Dr. Lee Zhong, M.D., Ph.D. “Day after day, they have to carefully watch the type and amount of food they eat in order to minimize their blood sugar fluctuations (from high to low).
“Adjusting their lifestyle to constantly and regularly monitor their diet is very difficult for most people with Type 2 diabetes but is a necessary part of their life. Glucocil was formulated to provide better nutritional support for Type 2 diabetics so they can experience lower blood sugar levels after every meal which gives them more peace of mind when it comes to managing their diet. Equally as important, Glucocil can help people with Type 2 diabetes make better food choices by modifying their appetite in order to better control their sugar levels and body weight.”
Dr. Zhong continued, “Our proprietary Mulberry Leaf Extract is the key active ingredient in Glucocil that makes it such a complete and effective product. Testing Type 2 diabetics who do not take insulin are greatly encouraged to discuss using Glucocil with their healthcare provider and start integrating it into their daily lifestyle. They can even take a simple blood sugar test, described on our Web site, to see firsthand what a difference Glucocil is making in their overall health.”
How Glucocil Works
Stabilizes post-meal blood sugar levels: Glucocil has shown in seven years of research and multiple clinical trials to naturally and safely help minimize blood sugar “spikes” (high and low levels), which is important for those who are managing their Type 2 diabetes through nutrition.
Reduces absorption of sugars and other carbohydrates: The ingestion of carbohydrates leads to blood sugar elevation and calorie intake. Glucocil’s proprietary Mulberry Leaf Extract, the product’s key ingredient, helps minimize the absorption of carbohydrates to help Type 2 diabetics stabilize their blood sugar levels and avoid overeating.
Helps reduce appetite: Many people who have taken Glucocil say they feel less hungry before and after meals, helping them maintain a healthy weight.
Helps promote insulin sensitivity: The Glucocil formulation also includes chromium, banaba extract and alpha lipoic acid, which work synergistically to help promote insulin sensitivity.
Other benefits: Glucocil contains a variety of antioxidants – alpha lipoic acid and B-vitamins to promote overall good health and well-being for those with Type 2 diabetes.