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Is gymnema sylvestre safe and effective for diabetes?
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Maybe
It is a supplement native to india and parts of africa.
It can lower blood sugar and interact with other medicines that do to. Even if you take it alone you should be under the care of a doctor and be monitoring your blood sugars due to its ability to lower them. Be sure you know the signs of a low blood sugar reaction.

In brief: Maybe
It is a supplement native to india and parts of africa.
It can lower blood sugar and interact with other medicines that do to. Even if you take it alone you should be under the care of a doctor and be monitoring your blood sugars due to its ability to lower them. Be sure you know the signs of a low blood sugar reaction.
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