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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Usually not: Unless you are an uncontrolled diabetes it will not have a significant effect on blood sugars.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Initially it was thought large doses could do it, but subsequent studies have not demonstrated this.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Orally: This is usually available otc in pill/tablet form and is taken orally. (glucosamine/chondroitin). For dosing, follow the lable or manufacturers reco ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
By mouth: Seriously, most studies suggest a daily dose of 1, 500 mg daily for a period of 3 months before deciding if it has any benefits.
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Daily.: The combination of glucosamine and chondroitin has been shown in studies to (1) provide a degree of pain relief in the short term, and (2) trigger gro ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Agree with Wikipedia: The possible effects of glucosamine sulfate in patients with osteoarthritis may be the result of its anti-inflammatory activity, [50][51] the stimulat ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Guy: It is broken down by stomach acids into glucose and amino acids
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
As soon as Dx made.: If you are an adult and already diagnosed having osteoarthritis you may. I am not aware glucosamine may prevent the disease. Remember that in the USA ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is a substance naturally made in humans and is used by the body to make certain components of cartilage. It is marketed as a supplement to treat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Glucosamine cures nothing. It may have some benefit in reducing osteoarthritic pain.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Who knows?: Dietary supplements are not regulated by the fda, so there's no answer to your question. Everyone well tell you theirs is best, but.......
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
I do: There have been numerous studies examining this subject. While not every study is favorable there are several well controlled studies which have shown ... Read More
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