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A 67-year-old male asked:

If herbals like berberine increase glucose uptake by healthy cells-- which is good, won't it do it for cancer cells as well--which is bad?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
I am not sure if anybody can give you a definite answer on this topic. However, you should know that cancer cells sustain their life and grow exponentially with a entirely different mechanism from normal cells.
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