herbal medicine for DIABETES

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two hours after eating. : : The beverage that containedrepparttar highest concentration ofrepparttar 141738 herbal extract - 1,000 milligrams - providedrepparttar 141739 most dramatic reduction in insulin and blood glucose levels. Insulin levels were 29 percent lower, while blood glucose levels were 23 percent lower as compared torepparttar 141740 control drink, which contained no herbal extract. : : As Salacia oblonga can cause intestinal gas,repparttar 141741 researchers hadrepparttar 141742 study participants collect breath hydrogen samples hourly for eight hours after drinkingrepparttar 141743 test beverage. The participants collected their breath in small plastic tubes. The researchers then analyzed these breath samples for hydrogen and methane content -repparttar 141744 level of either substance inrepparttar 141745 breath corresponds torepparttar 141746 level contained inrepparttar 141747 colon. : : The subjects also ratedrepparttar 141748 frequency and intensity of nausea, abdominal cramping and distention and gas for two days after consuming each test meal. : : Whilerepparttar 141749 test beverages containing Salacia oblonga caused an increase in breath hydrogen excretion, reports of gastrointestinal discomfort were minimal, Hertzler said. : : Right now he and his colleagues are trying to figure out what dose ofrepparttar 141750 herb is most effective, and when it should be taken relative to a meal. : : "We want to know how long it takes forrepparttar 141751 herb to bind torepparttar 141752 enzymes that break down carbohydrates," Hertzler said. "The participants in this study tookrepparttar 141753 herb with their meal, but maybe taking it before eating would be even more effective." : : The researchers also want to studyrepparttar 141754 effects of Salacia oblonga in people with diabetes. : : "A lot of studies show that lowering blood sugar levels reducesrepparttar 141755 risk for all kinds of diabetes-related complications, such as kidney disease and nerve and eye damage," Hertzler said. "We want to see if this herb has this kind of effect." : : Salacia oblonga is still relatively difficult to find inrepparttar 141756 United States, Hertzler said, although there are manufacturers that sellrepparttar 141757 herb throughrepparttar 141758 Internet. : : This study was supported byrepparttar 141759 Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories in Columbus. : : Hertzler is continuing to conduct Salacia oblonga studies withrepparttar 141760 Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories. He has no links torepparttar 141761 company beyond this affiliation. : : Hertzler conductedrepparttar 141762 work with former Ohio State colleague Patricia Heacock, who is now at Rutgers,repparttar 141763 State University of New Jersey; Jennifer Williams, a clinical scientist with Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories; and Bryan Wolf, a former research scientists with Ross Products Division


Baby's First Basket

Written by Bob Bassett

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For shower gifts, you might want to consider options besides a baby gift basket. A spa gift basket would make an expecting mom feel pampered and pretty, and probably berepparttar only gift atrepparttar 141613 shower just for her. For new parents, a romantic dinner gift basket may be greatly appreciated, since they probably won't be dining out any time soon.

Whatever you choose, you can rest assured that your gift will be welcome. A new baby is a cherished addition to any family and a celebrated event, but also a busy and stressful time forrepparttar 141614 new parents. A new baby gift basket will let them know that you share in their joy and also that you are there for them.

Bob Bassett is the owner of Unique Gift Baskets Online which offers a wide selection of gift baskets for any occasion including baby gift baskets, food gift baskets, wine and corporate gift baskets. http://www.uniquegiftbasketsonline.com

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