Vitamin C Lowers Blood Sugar In Type 2’s

| Jul 1, 1996

Research from Finland indicates that high doses of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) helps people with type 2 diabetes maintain glycemic control.

A double blind study performed at the Malmi Municipal Hospital in Helsinki found that daily doses of 2,000 mg of absorbic acid improved both fasting blood glucose and HbA1c readings in patients with type 2 diabetes. (Ann Nutr Metab 1995:39(4):217-23)

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Categories: A1c Test, Blood Glucose, Blood Sugar, Diabetes, Type 2 Issues, Vitamins


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Posted by Anonymous on 21 June 2009

It's nice to see a site in which offers a blog so that articles can be debated. Anyway, Both vitamin C abd the sugar molecule compete for cell absorbtion. Dr. Linus Pauling has done studies showing that avoiding sugar improves colds through this effect. Basicly we need to increase our C intake to combat our sugar intake.


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