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Glucerna Health Risks
Quite Unlikely, Why?: Hypoglycemia most commonly driven by high carb/sugar foods &/or some meds which drive glucose down (such as sulfonylureas & insulin). In people routinely eating low carb high fat/protein foods, hypoglycemia rare because most glucose is from internal conversion of protein/fat by liver which is routinely smooth. However low-fat high-carb foods drive glucose & insulin up followed by hypoglycemia. ...Read more
92yr old woman living on ensure or boost shakes for 11/2 month, fasting bl sugar was 230 . should I change to glucerna, which is most nutritious?
I have used glucerna for couple days and my blood glucose has improved tremendously (healthy low range). Should I continue using it to improve my A1C?
Yes : given that you have DM and are now decreasing your intake is the reason for better BS control. If it takes glucerna for you to control your diet then please continue. Your A1c as you may know reflects 3 months control and so please have it checked at that time frame and not sooner. Diet is key in glycemic control. Best of luck ...Read more
Is glucerna fine for non- diabetics to drink? Can it be used as a meal replacement for weight loss?
Not recommended: Glucerna is loaded with ingredients i believe are best avoided by anyone who wants to be healthy. Since the dairy, soy ; corn products in it aren't organic they are almost certainly gmo-derived ; thus likely quite toxic. The fish oil it has is from sources like tuna ; since it doesn't say it's purified is likely high in mercury. You couldn't pay me to drink it. See http://bit.Ly/19xax7e ; comment:. ...Read more
No: There is insufficient evidence that the noise from wind turbines is directly (ie, independent from an effect on annoyance or sleep) causing health problems or disease ... The strongest epidemiological study suggests that there is not an association between noise from wind turbines and measures of psychological distress or mental health problems. (from health impact study). ...Read more
My cats have brought fleas into the house quite a bit. Im workin on getting them undercontrol is there any health risk ?
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