Alpha-lipoic Acid (3)

It’s now five months since I stopped taking alpha-lipoic acid to relieve symptoms of diabetic neuropathy and so far the problems with my feet have not become any worse. Here’s the story and my conclusions about the effectiveness of alpha-lipoic acid. Continue reading “Alpha-lipoic Acid (3)”

Cinnamon — the Wonder Spice?

Cinnamon is said to be of significant help in controlling the blood glucose levels of type 2 diabetics. But just how effective is it and is it safe to use? Continue reading “Cinnamon — the Wonder Spice?”

Flaxseed — A Super Food?

Its proponents claim that flaxseed can help reduce the risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and some cancers. Fact or Fancy? And is flaxseed suitable for type 2 diabetics? Continue reading “Flaxseed — A Super Food?”